Sahomi Tachibana: American Legacy of a Japanese Dancer
Thursday, March 3, 5-6 PM pacific
Explore the legacy of the Japanese American dance master: Sahomi Tachibana, whose career took her from American concentration camps to Broadway and beyond.
Join us for a virtual event: Sahomi Tachibana: American Legacy of a Japanese Dancer on March 3 from 5-6 PM, hosted by documentary filmmaker Lauren Kawana, featuring archival footage of Sahomi dancing at Jacob’s Pillow, and talks by Sahomi’s daughter, Elaine Werner, students Wynn Kiyama, Tomie Hahn and Theodora Yoshikami and Japanese American Kabuki performer, Bando Hiroshichiro on the legacy of this living treasure of Japanese Dance. This virtual event is presented by the Friends of Topaz Museum & NextGen: Geijutsuka.