The Department of Theatre presents A Night of Noh Theatre in the Waltmar Theatre, February 13-15, 20-22, conceived and directed by associate professor Tamiko Washington.

The beauty of movement comes to life in this innovative and original adaptation of Japanese Noh Theatre, transformed on the stage using Tadashi Suzuki’s captivating movement style. If you have the desire to be visually intrigued by the art of expressive storytelling, embracing unique and stunning physical theatre, please join us for an evening of unforgettable entertainment that will leave you wanting more.

Tamiko Washington is an associate professor in the Department of Theatre, specializing in voice and movement training for actors, as well as an associate teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework®. Her twenty-one year history as an accomplished actor, voice, and movement teacher lead her to create a new approach to physical theatre called American Noh Theatre based on the traditional movements of Japanese Noh Theatre and Suzuki Master Tadashi Suzuki.

Performances are at 7:30pm, with an additional performance Feb. 22 at 2pm.  Tickets are $20 general admission; $15 senior citizens, non-Chapman students and Chapman alumni and may be purchased at or 714-997-6812.