Premier of a Butoh dance film
Jan. 12-24, 2021
AT FILM MAUDIT 2.0
About this dance music film:
When life ends, where do its memories go? Must we look to History and Nature to find them? Or do they remain in our stead?
Donation to Ren Gyo Soh
We would appreciate your generous donations for this creations.
January 12-24, 2021
& Video Editing by
Music Composition & Design by
Paul Michael Henry
Miles Butler, Annie McCoy, Yokko
Yoshiko Sienkiewicz (AKA Yokko) is an award-winning Japanese artist, whose work has been presented across the USA and Europe. She has acted in, devised, and choreographed a variety of local and international shows and films. Most recently, her Butoh work has been seen in several music videos, including I Don’t Know Where We Went Wrong (HOKO, 2020) and Ready To Let Go (Cage The Elephant, 2019). She is the artistic director of the Butoh Theatre Group, Ren Gyo Soh.
Miles Butler is an Actor, Physical Theatre Artist from D.C. He has been working with Ren Gyo Soh since 2017. NYC Credits: Peter and the Starcatcher (EPIC), Caveman Play (Third Space), Shinka (RenGyoSoh), Loudmouth (Rebel Playhouse), Naked Hamlet (Torn Out Theater)Anthropomorphic (Puppetry Arts), Ariel in The Tempest (Stag and Lion), Alexander Who's Not Going To Move (Two Beans, National Tour), enter a garden (Motor Company), in the time of chimpanzees I was a monkey (Beck Lyrics) DC: Studio Theatre, Kennedy Center, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Wolf Trap, Ford's Theater, Folger Theater and various. Former company member of Synetic Theater and the Flea Theatre. He is a teaching artist with EPIC Players, a neuro-inclusive theatre company. BFA in Theatre (Brooklyn College)
Annie McCoy is an actress who started with a focus in Musical Theatre. She moved from Orlando to New York to study at Circle in the Square. Developing a passion for physical theatre she continued to study and work with Danyon Davis. She began working with Yokko in 2015 through the Ume group and then through Ren Gyo Soh. Some past productions include Splitfoot (Piper Theatre) and By Wing, Fin, Hoof or Foot (The Ume Group). As well as Ren Gyo Soh’s Butoh centric Shinka (winner of the IT awards) and En. Her belief is that Butoh is a craft which allows for the opportunity to take accountability and notice of all things past, present and future in our universe. With this awareness it is her goal to use the body to produce art that is truthful, transcendent and engaging.