Samurai Acting Workshop

Japanese workshop


samurai acting 


Date & Time:

Tuesday, January 28 at 7pm


The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
(5700 Wilshire Blvd., #100 Los Angeles, CA 90036)

Admission Free, Reservation Required (Click Here!)

Street parking is available near JFLA. Click here for parking info.

Challenge yourself in a sword fight performance that you’ve seen in Samurai movies and on stage.  Japanese actor group “Burai” will be your instructor and they will be teaching you basic samurai movements, how to use the sword, and speech manners.  All participants will perform sword fighting while exchanging dramatic lines in Japanese. No language or acting experience is necessary.  

*We will provide you with a “sword” made with paper at the workshop. Instruction will be given in English.  This event is open to everyone, ages 18 and up.
*This event is for non-native Japanese speakers.
**The registration is required for this event.  However, please note that seating is not guaranteed and it is on first come first serve basis.  Doors will open at 6:30pm.


about lecturers

Burai Productions:

A Japanese Entertainment Group based in California.
Projects include “How To Measure Happiness (Egyptian Extension Theatre, 2011)”, “BURAI -Standing All Alone-(Theatre Theater, 2014)”, “BURAI -Standing All Alone-(Aratani Theatre, 2015)”.  

Since 2016, they have been in events such as Anaheim Japan Fair/Long Beach Japan Fair/LANSCA 60th Anniversary Special Event/ Nisei Obon Festival/Nisei week Fashion Show/Geisha Fashion Show/Coedo Beer Event/Suntory Beer Event(Okayama Kobo&Bizen Bar)Japan Expo/Ninjya Convention /OC Japan Fair/Ronin Expo/Tokyo City Cup/Beer and Sake at Harrah's Casino. 

In April 2020, a new samurai play “The Swords of Sorrow” will be performed at Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica. (Performed in English).





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