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posted 02/07/2019

The Beauty of 8 @ NIDA

Internationally renowned performing ensemble Taikoz presents The Beauty Of 8, featuring Guest Artists dancer-drummer Chieko Kojima of the famed KODO taiko group and Shakuhachi Grand Master Riley Lee. Ex-Taikoz dynamo Anton Lock also returns to Australia to join Taikoz in a production that pulsates with energy and balances the Yin and Yang through the mystical vibrations of Chieko’s Shinto-inspired dance and Riley’s unearthly shakuhachi, and the sonic boom of six Odaiko Grand Drums.

The Beauty Of 8 shines a light on Chieko’s powerful, mesmerizing Beauty of Figure-Of-Eight taiko-drumming – is it dance, is it drumming? Coupled with Taiko’s explosive taiko-drums, Riley’s sublime shakuhachi, Anton’s uber-rhythmic percussion vocals, and cinematic electronica. Performed by NIDA (The National Institute of Dramatic Art.

The National Institute of Dramatic Art is Australia’s leading center for education and training in the performing arts. Our team of educators is made up of seasoned professionals with proven expertise in acting, writing, scenic construction, technical theatre, movement, voice, costume, and production design.

This event is suitable for all ages, but recommended for 8 years and up. Children under 4 years of age admitted free of charge if seated on parents lap.

What: The Beauty of 8 

When: 27 July 2019

Where: NIDA – 215 Anzac Parade, Kensington.

 To Find Out More & To Book Tickets Online Click Here 

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