Summer Workshop Tour 2018 (USA)
June 11 – 14: Los Angeles, CA
Resonant Bodies: Butoh & Movement Workshop for Actors
June 17: San Francisco, CA
Special Community Butoh Class with Jordan Rosin
in cooperation with ButohSF
August 3 – 5: New York City, NY
Resonant Bodies: Movement Workshop for Performers
August 10: Richmond, VA
Butoh Dance: Alchemy of the Spirit
August 12: Vancouver, B.C. (Canada)
hosted by the Vancouver Burlesque Centre
August 16 – 17: Portland, OR
Resonant Bodies: Butoh & Movement Workshop
For questions, press inquiries, or more information, e-mail Jordan [email@example.com]
Jordan Rosin is is a physical theatre artist and teacher, specializing in Butoh Dance, the post-war avant-garde movement form from Japan. He also draws on yoga, acrobatics, and contact improv along with popular theatre forms like Commedia Dell’Arte, Clown, and Melodrama to create theatre and dance events with popular and poetic resonance.
Jordan was co-founder & Producing Artistic Director of the The Ume Group (NYC) from 2011-2016 where he produced and directed nearly all of the company’s mainstage productions and oversaw the company’s extensive ongoing education initiatives for working professionals. Select production credits there include: Butoh Electra, Isis Variations, Facet, DREAM DANCES™, and The Lysistrata Project.
Jordan is also frequent collaborator with the NYC-based butoh company Ren Gyo Soh. From 2014 to 2017 he was recognized for his work as co-choreographer of Ren Gyo Soh’s Butoh Medea (Poland, Italy, Turkey, Scotland, USA) with awards for “Best Physical Theatre” (2015) and “Best Choreography” (2014) at the United Solo Festival in New York City. Other credits include Movement Consultation for Hide Your Fires, and principle dance roles in Shinka-evolution, Hoichi-the earless, and Yuragi.
As a practitioner of Japanese Butoh Dance, Jordan has studied with some of the world’s foremost masters of the form, including Yoshito Ohno, Tetsuro Fukuhara, Ko Murobushi, and Katsura Kan. His main teachers are Joan Laage, Vangeline, Diego Piñon, and Fukuhara.
Jordan received his BFA in Acting/Directing from Syracuse University where he won the Josephine Abady Award for Excellence in Directing. He is currently pursuing an MFA in Ensemble-Based Physical Theatre from Dell’Arte International in Blue Lake, California.
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