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.

Nisei Week 2016

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13 & SUNDAY, AUGUST 14
SATURDAY, AUGUST 20 & SUNDAY, AUGUST 21

JACCC is proud to be a long-time partner of the Nisei Week Japanese Festival. Nisei Week is an annual festival celebrating Japanese and Japanese American culture in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. Nisei means 2nd generation in Japanese, describing the first American born Japanese, a group that started the festival in 1934. 

 


THE COMEDY COMEDY FESTIVAL: A COMEDY FESTIVAL

AUGUST 25 - 28

THE MOST COMEDY YOU WILL EVER COMEDY IN YOUR LIFE. Join us for the second annual The Comedy Comedy Festival: A Comedy Festival presented by Disoriented Comedy & JACCC.


THE ROMEROS, PEPE ROMERO & DANIEL HO
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 8PM
ARATANI THEATRE

The Romeros, "The Royal Family of Classical Guitar," for the first time on the Aratani Theatre stage, and the debut of a new collaboration between classical guitar and 'ukulele with masters Pepe Romero and Daniel Ho - "Aloha España."