Sachiyo Ito to Perform Japanese Folktales and Kabuki Dances at Tenri Cultural Institute

Sachiyo Ito and Company Salon Series No.73: Japanese Folktales and Kabuki Dances

Sunday October 23 at 3:00 p.m.

Tenri Cultural Institute – 43A W. 13th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)

Admission: $20 | $15 seniors and students

Sachiyo Ito and Company returns to Tenri Cultural Institute on October 23 for Salon Series No. 73. The theme is Japanese Folktales and Kabuki Dances with the folktale storyteller Motoko.

The featured stories will be “Urashima Taro,” “Yamanba” (“Old Woman in the Mountain”), and “Hagoromo” (“Angel’s Robe”). Ito will perform Kabuki dances “Nagauta Urashima,” “Tokiwazu Yamanba,” and “Nagauta Matsu no Hagoromo” (“Angel’s Robe at the Pine”).

Actors Jonathan Frye and Dinh Doan will also make a special appearance.

For more information and to reserve your spot, please send an email to

Sachiyo Ito performing “Angels Robe.” Photo ©Sachiyo Ito.

About Sachiyo Ito

Sachiyo Ito is a legendary dancer, dance instructor, and choreographer who has entertained countless audiences with her special blend of classical and traditional Japanese and Okinawan dance for more than 40 years.

About Salon Series

Salon Series is an ongoing program of informative and educational lectures, lecture-demonstrations, and performances aimed at the arts and culture of Japan. In an informal forum setting, and with world class guest artists and experts, the series has entertained and educated New York audiences for the last 25 years. For more information about Sachiyo Ito and Salon Series, please visit