Yamamoto Noh Theater – Osaka, Japan
Founded in 1927, Yamamoto NOH Theatre is the oldest existing NOH theatre in Osaka in our days. It has been registered as National Intangible Cultural Heritage of Japan.
Yamamoto NOH Theatre organizes and presents different events, mainly in the field of Japanese classical performing arts. It combines traditional Japanese architecture with new technologies like LED lighting, mobile applications and multilingual subtitles, thus attracting the large audience in Japan and abroad.
One of its main goals is to present the traditional NOH theatre as a living, relevant and functioning classic art.
Since 2010, Yamamoto Theatre has been giving 26 performances and 29 workshops annually thus presenting NOH Theatre beyond the limits of Japan in countries like Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, France, Finland etc.
The theatre actively works with local cultural and diplomatic institutions in order to create long-term professional and cultural exchange.