Denise Fujiwara - Guest Artist
Denise Fujiwara is a recipient of the Toronto Arts Foundation Award for International Achievement in Dance. Her work as a dance artist has developed over 40 years of intensive practice, performance and study. Her mentor in Butoh is Tokyo master, Natsu Nakajima whose work she toured internationally for over 10 years. Fujiwara practices a Butoh that cultivates curiosity, the imagination, awareness, presence and deeply embodied movement. Her group work, EUNOIA, was nominated for three Dora Awards, named one of NOW’s top 5 dances of 2014 and has begun touring. She leads workshops and master classes across Canada and abroad. Fujiwara co-founded and continues as Artistic Director of CanAsian Dance.