Music, dance, and theater arts from India, Japan, Indonesia, and China are presented on stages across campus. The Allen Memorial Art Museum curates four exhibitions from its collection of Asian Art. 

Sponsored by East Asian Studies Program, the Departments of Theater, History, and Religion, the Allen, Conservatory of Music, Oberlin Shansi, and the Japan Foundation of New York.

September 22, 2019, 4:30 p.m. and September 24, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

A scene from the Uzawas' noh performance., Photo by Courtesy of the Uzawas

Experience the World of Japanese Noh Theater

Uzawa Hisa and Uzawa Hikaru, mother and daughter actors from Tokyo’s Kanze School of Noh, will perform excerpts from the Japanese Noh plays Atsumori and Hagoromo.
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September 27, 2019, 8 p.m.

Rajeev Taranath., Photo by Travis Broxton

Indian Classical Sarod Master Rajeev Taranath in Concert

Rajeev Taranath’s performances masterfully combine the depth and rigor of the tradition of Hindustani classical music with an inspired imagination and emotional intensity.
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October 1, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

cudamani copy.jpg, Photo by Courtesy of Çudamani

Çudamani: Gamelan and Dance of Bali

Internationally hailed as one of Bali’s most forward-thinking music and dance ensembles, Çudamani is known for its exceptional creativity and superb artistry.
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November 14, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Cantonese opera performers

Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Presents Cantonese Opera Scenes

Cantonese opera presents stories of Chinese history and mythology with colorful costumes, distinctive falsetto singing punctuated by gongs, and intricate gestures rich with symbolism.
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