[Theaterfacultystaff] FW: Special Wayang Performance Tonight

Fiocchi, Barbara fiocchib at ohio.edu
Fri Sep 30 10:01:33 EDT 2011

Please let your students know about this also,

Dear all,
This is a reminder that Dr. Jennifer Goodlander of the University of Kentucky (and OHIO alumna) will be presenting Suramaya:  A Balinese Tantri Performance tonight (Friday) at 7pm in 227 Putnam Hall.

Dr. Goodlander received her Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Arts from Ohio University, and an MFA in Theater from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.   She has extensive training in global performing arts, including the following:

*       Bali, Indonesia:  wayang kulit (shadow puppetry); topeng (masked dance drama); tari lepas (variety of traditional and new dance styles); gambuh (drama); gamelan (percussion ensemble).
*       China:  jingju (Beijing opera).
*       Japan: noh (traditional Japanese theatre of masked dance and chant); kabuki (Traditional Japanese theatre); kyogen  (Traditional Japanese comic theatre); taiko (Martial arts based Japanese ensemble drumming); nihon buyo (Japanese Dance).
*       India: bharatanatyam (classical Indian dance).
*       Others: randai (folk theatre of the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra); Hula (traditional and modern style).

Please join us for this unique and exciting event.
With best wishes,

Christine Su, Ph.D.
Interim Director, Southeast Asian Studies
Center for International Studies
Ohio University
(740) 593-1841

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