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Project Contributors & Supporters

It will be a great pleasure to be working again with professional Japanese noh artists Kinue and Teruhisa Oshima and other Japanese artists, as well as Theatre Nohgaku members. 

We are also very pleased to be working with a wide network of collaborators and partners as part of our Between the Stones 'Getting to Noh from Page to Stage' programme of activities.

We are delighted to have support for us to complete Phase One & Two of the project. It has been a clear indication of interest from our partners and contributors in the project and we look forward to working with them all, and to continuing our discussions with others regarding interest in further activities under the 'Getting to Noh' programme.  

Collaborators and sponsors to date include (in aphabetical order): 

  • British Council, Japan (Outreach, Japan)

  • British Library (Outreach, UK)

  • Cragside House (Outreach, UK)

  • Coventry City (Primary Schools Project with the Japan Society)

  • East 15 Acting School /University of Essex (Education)

  • Embassy of Japan, London

  • Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation (Sponsor)

  • Guildhall School of Music & Drama (Education, Sponsorship in-kind)

  • Ireland Japan Association (Sponsor)

  • Japan Centre (Sponsor)

  • Japanese Garden Society

  • Japan Society London (Education)

  • Japan Society Northwest (Outreach)

  • John Lewis & Partners (Sponsor)

  • Kilkenny Liberal Studies Group (Outreach, Ireland)

  • Marie Curie Hospice Hampstead (Outreach)

  • Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. (Sponsor)

  • London Digital Print Ltd (Sponsor)

  • RED Partners (Sponsor)

  • Royal Holloway University of London Centre for Asian Theatre and Dance (Education)

  • Oriental Museum Durham University (Outreach/Education, UK)

  • Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford (Outreach/Education, UK)

  • Sawin & Edwards (Sponsor)

  • School of Oriental & African Studies (Education)

  • The Wind Chime Shop (Wind chimes used for the talks)


We are also extremely grateful for the on-going advice and support from many friends and colleagues especially (in alphabetical order): Philip Alfrey, Kimiko Aoki, Clive Barda, Gina Barnes, Des Early, Sam Eckersley, Edvard Fleetwood, Odile Gars, Ian Greatorex, Lesley Hayman, Stewart Harrington, Henrietta Heald, Eva Heltzel, Christopher Heltzel, David Hills, David Hughes, Jason Jameson, Andrew King, Tsutomu Kimura, Paul Laikin, Casey Lovegrove, Graham Marchant, Stephen McEnally, Asuka Ozutsumi, Annie Pujo, Chris Rowe, Nick Sanders, Satoko Shibata, Darina Slattery, Ashley Thorpe, Marie Tsujita and Anne-Marie Winton.


2020 Performance tour

Our next major challenge is to engage in discussions with potential sponsors and partners interested in supporting our work through to Phase 3 - the performance tour.

If you, or your partners, would like to support Phase 3 we will be very pleased to hear from you. Any support, no matter how small, will be gratefully appreciated to help the project through to completion... and make its contribution to the 2020 Japan Season of Culture.