About JETAANC Kabuki Club
The JETAANC Kabuki Club is an educational non-profit devoted to furthering the study of Kabuki theatre and other Japanese performing arts. We offer classes focusing on classic performances on film and participate in related events in our area. We also have an active online community. Anyone is welcome to join the Club’s classes and online community; no previous knowledge is necessary!
A listing of upcoming Kabuki Club classes. All of our classes are free and open to the public.
An archive of past Kabuki Club classes
Kabuki and Japanese performing arts resources in the Bay Area, online and beyond.
A good introduction to Kabuki.
In 2012, the JETAANC and San Mateo Kabuki Clubs teamed up to study the original Kabuki and Bunraku versions of The 47 Ronin (Chushingura), one of the most popular Japanese stories of all time. Click here to explore on your own this masterpiece of Japanese theatre!Read More
The tragic story of Sumidagawa has haunted Japanese and Western artists for centuries. In 2011, JETAANC explored three very different versions of the story on film: Noh theatre (Sumidagawa), Kabuki theatre (Sumidagawa), and chamber opera (Britten’s Curlew River). Click here to explore on your own one of the most haunting tales in world history.Read More
JETAANC Kabuki Club was recently named an “Editor Pick” in Flavorpill’s cultural guide!:
“Here’s your chance to see one of the finest Kabuki films ever made, free, amongst fans and experts who will gladly fill you in on all the social and historical aspects of the performance.” – Joshua Wyatt, Managing Editor, Flavorpill