TV

Oregon Art Beat

Dancer Sahomi Tachibana


Traditional Japanese dancer Sahomi Tachibana was born in California and studied Japanese dance at the Tachibana Dance School in Japan. After being interned during World War II, she studied modern dance and ballet in New York. In 1948 she made her New York debut and earned international acclaim. In 1990 Sahomi and her husband moved to Portland. Sahomi has continued to teach and perform Kabuki dramas and Japanese dances around the Portland area.

First Broadcast: 2004
Producer: KC Cowan

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

More Oregon Art Beat

Mary Wells, Paper Mosaic Artist

OPB | April 23, 2015

Cuba Libre, Part 2

OPB | April 16, 2015

Artist Samantha Wall

OPB | April 16, 2015

More OPB

Follow Oregon Art Beat

Send Oregon Art Beat A Message


Part of Episode

Baba Wague Diakite; Dancer Sahomi Tachibana; Mardi Gras Mask Makers

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #519
Original Broadcast: February 19, 2004