Japanese troupe on stage

DOWNEY - The Azuma Japanese Classical Dance Troupe, under the direction of Sumako Azuma, will present classic Japanese dance at the Downey Theatre on Nov. 7 at 3 p.m.The Azuma style of dance was established more than 200 years ago by Tozo Azuma, a choreographer from Edo-Sanza, the official Kabuki theater during the Edo era. The performers featured in the Nov. 7 program all hold the title of natori, meaning they have mastered the techniques of Japanese classical dance in the Azuma style and are considered to be professional performers. Tickets are $20 and available by calling (213) 346-5299.

********** Published: October 28, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 28