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Noh Education in USA

Guest lecturer of Noh introduction workshop/ class


The New School, The School of Drama, College of Performing Arts;

Princeton University,  California Institute of the Arts, 

Hunter College, Japanese Studies department;

George Mason University,  TaPs Global learning through theatre;

Keio Academy of New York;  The Packer Collegiate Institute;

United Nations International School;  Consulate General of Japan in NY,  

Tenri Cultural Institute;  Newark Museum;

NY Zendo Shōbō-ji;  Center for remembering and Sharing etc.

Mayo Miwa has been facilitating for educational programs of Japanese art and culture at schools and to the general public through Noh chanting and dance in America.

Each introductory Noh class is scheduled for your own needs; for people who would like to discover the profound art of Noh, rejuvenate your body and mind with a training of Noh dance and chanting, or artists who would like to inspire your creativity through the medieval performing art. Recently Mayo put in the effort to Noh training as a guest teacher such as for high school students and college students major in Japanese language and Theater departments.











Introduction to Noh

- Noh chanting and dance class for beginners -

Experience a moment of stillness

with traditional Japanese theater, Noh 

Let the energy flow with the medieval art of Noh dance

a moving meditation

Center your body by Noh chanting using deep breath

Learn Japanese aesthetic through Noh dance and chanting



Regular Noh chanting and dance class

For 1 hour/ Located in Manhattan, NY

Group lesson (weekday or weekend)

Private lesson (weekend)

What you need: Sock or Tabi socks, a Noh fan (rental)

Online Noh chanting class (starting in April 2020) 

For 30 mins/ private class

Noh chanting

Application: Zoom, Skype etc.

- Students performance presents once a year in Manhattan. 

For more information: Contact


About Utai, Noh chanting

Utai is a form of Noh chant, dialogues and lines using cadence and rhythm.



About Shimai, Noh dance

A short piece of dance part of a Noh play, wearing Kimonos and Japanese traditional divided skirts without putting on Noh costumes and a mask.

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Student performance /Noh chanting and dance in New York


Student Online Noh chanting performance/ NY -Japan- Germany

Dec.5th , 2020

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