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Guidance of the Kanze school society

The history of general corporate judicial person Kanze school society

Kanze school noh theater | Photograph of the empty stage
General Kanze school society
●1900 establishment
●1951 authorization
A school, Kanze school to inherit the tradition of approximately 600 years from Kanami, Zeami who is a person of completion of the ability. The Kanze school proud of the biggest scale to among Noh five kinds of deportation groups works on tradition and the development of the Japanese traditional entertainment energetically as a school on behalf of Noh world.

"General Kanze school society" is a group making the core of the Kanze school, and 26th head family Kiyokazu Kanze inheriting the genealogy is constituted in the first on the list by 66 Kanze school protagonist noh players. It is 1900 (Meiji 33) that our meeting was established. It became the corporate judicial person in 1951 (Showa 26) and, thank you, was able to reach the 100th anniversary again in 2000 (Heisei 12).

"The Kanze school noh theater" which was a headquarters was got close to by Shibuya-ku, Tokyo breeze through pine trees for 43 years, but I closed it in March, 2015 and moved to Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo in April, 2017. There are many various performances got close to again in the wide layer as a multipurpose hall and performs a Noh performance more than approximately 130 times a year by approximately 26 times a year of Kanze school performances hosted by a meeting.

Guidance of the Kanze school performance hosted by a meeting

●I perform the following sponsorship publicly regularly in the Kanze school society.
Periodical ability 10 times a year. It is held in autumn in spring on every month first Sunday except October April.
I center on a member of our meeting and depend on an actor representing national Kanze school.
Tokyo Kanze school society Six times a year. Odd month holding. The event by the member of our meeting.
Craggy coast ability Six times a year. Even month holding. The event by the young member.
Meeting according to the Kanze school society Twice a year. It is held in autumn in spring in October April. A special performance.
Kanze school society singing a No song without accompaniment society Once a year. It is held in June. The meeting of the chanting of a Noh text and the end.

●Of the periodical performance mentioned above, besides, perform the following annual events.
Meiji Shrine first singing of utai for the year type I dedicate chanting of a Noh text io celebrating the New Year by a member of Kanze school society.

Corporation summary

Corporation nameGeneral Kanze school society
The location
〒The third floor of 104-0061 6-10-1, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo GINZA SIX basement
Phone number
03-6274-6579
FAX number
03-6274-6589
RepresentativeDirector Kiyokazu Kanze
Duties contents1.Holding such as a workshop about the Noh, act ability society, a Noh classroom, the Noh song classroom 2.Various records about the Noh and collection display of the document 3.Bulletin, publication distribution of the data for the study about other Noh 4.Ancient documents, No-mask, noh costume, maintenance preservation of tools for the act ability 5.A No-mask, noh costume, adjustment of tools for the act ability and repair 6.The training of the noh player 7.Public welfare, the public welfare work that are necessary for the mutual aid of the noh player 8.Others
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