About The Teacher
Richard Emmert has studied, taught, and performed classical noh drama in Japan since 1973. He is a certified Kita school noh instructor, and has studied all aspects of noh performance, with a special concentration in movement and music. A professor of Asian performing arts at Musashino University in Tokyo, he directs the on-going Noh Training Project-Tokyo. He is the founder and artistic director of Theatre Nohgaku, and he has led performance tours of At the Hawk's Well, Pine Barrens, and Pagoda.