PERFORMING ARTS


JACCC’s performing arts program includes performances by local, national and international artists. For more than three decades, the 880-seat Aratani Theatre has presented top Asian American performing arts talent and many outstanding, internationally-known performing artists from Japan, including the Grand Kabuki of Japan to Kazuo Ohno, the co-founder of the avent garde butoh movement.  Other notable performances include:  Noh: Kanze school, Bunraku National Puppet Theater and JACCC's signature, annual New Year celebration, Kotohajime featuring JACCC’s Artistic Director, Hirokazu Kosaka.

ALOHA KALIKIMAKA
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 7PM
ARATANI THEATRE

Let your spirits soar! Join four beloved Southern California Kumu Hula and their award-winning halau as they come together to share this aloha and holiday-infused dance and music performance... LEARN MORE.


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KOTOHAJIME
HATSU-GESHIKI (FIRST SCENERY)

SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2017
1PM • ARATANI THEATRE

Every January, Little Tokyo becomes the center for celebrating the Japanese New Year in Southern California, with the JACCC heading up the festivities with programs that invigorate the spirit and imagination...LEARN MORE.