Panel Discussion: about the Wooster Group
Discussion from members of The Wooster group.
Speakers: The Wooster Group
Moderator: Tadashi Uchino (Professor of Performance Studies, Gakushuin Women’s College / theater critic)
- Lobby, 3F Park Plaza, ROHM Theatre Kyoto
- Japanese, English (with consecutive Japanese interpretation)
The Wooster Group
Founded in 1975, The Wooster Group is based at The Performing Garage in the SoHo neighborhood of lower Manhattan. The Wooster Group regularly tours its productions throughout the United States and internationally and has won Obie Awards, Bessie Awards, and the National Endowment for the Arts Ongoing Ensembles Grant. The Wooster Group makes original works for the theater and integrates visual media, sound, architectonic design, and text with live performance. Since its inception, it has presented more than 40 theatrical, dance, film, and video works has remained at the forefront of experimental theater. It first visited Japan with Early Shaker Spirituals, performed at the Sound Live Tokyo festival in 2015.