Calling for all performers!

By inviting Japanese Noh performers, Soichiro Hayashi and Hiroyuki Matsuno, The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur (JFKL) is organizing a 3-day masterclass which aims to deepen the knowledge of Japanese traditional performing arts of Noh following the previous workshop which was held at ASWARA in 2017. This year, we are looking for experienced participants with high motivation and interest to gain new physical vocabulary and deep interest in the unique philosophy embodied in Japanese traditional cultures to sign up.

Date of the project

25th (Monday) – 28th February ( Thursday) 2019



Rimbun Dahan, KM.27 Jalan Kuang, Kuang, 48050 Selangor, Malaysia.


Maximum 20 participants

Qualification and Requirements

  1. Full participation in the program during 25th – 28th February 2019 is required.
  2. Dancers, actors and performers who are based in Malaysia.
  3. Minimum of three (3) years dance or physical theater experiences.
  4. Has a deep interest in Japanese traditional performing arts.
  5. Strong motivation to venture new artistic practices to develop further skills and experience.

What JFKL offers

  1. Participant fees and admission for this masterclass is FREE of charge.
  2. JFKL will arrange shuttle bus as for the daily transportation from Mid Valley to the venue if there are more than 10 participants applying for this option.
  3. JFKL will provide meal on the wrap-up day on 28th of the masterclass.


  1. Masterclass will be conducted in Japanese but Japanese-English interpreter will be provided by JFKL.
  2. During 25th – 27th, meals will not be provided. Participants and observers shall prepare their own meals.
  3. Participants from outside of Klang Valley should arrange their own accommodation; JFKL will not be responsible or bear any cost.

How to apply

STEP 1 : Fill in this form here –>

STEP 2 : In case you failed to upload the additional information, please send the material to Stephanie, at applyjfkl[at]gmail[dot]com before 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, 31st January, 2019.

* Additional information:

  1. Photo (Head-shot)
  2. Link of your video materials of your performance(s).

Please do NOT attach any heavy files in the e-mail, do use file sending services instead; Or share us the available link of your file(s)/video(s) for our reference.


Only shortlisted participants will be notified by Friday, 15th February, 2019


Due to limited number of participants, we open extra seats for observer to attend the programme. Observers RSVP are on a first come, first served basis.

Please email the observer details including Organization name, no. of pax, preferred date to attend, shuttle bus preferences to info[at]jfkl[dot]org[dot]my. 

*You may find the information about this programme and the instructor’s details here.

If you have any question about this masterclass, call us at 03-2284-6228. (8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday except public holiday)

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