|Andrew T. Tsubaki Dr. Tsubaki |
He also assisted Dr. Heinz-Uwe Haus, German director, as choreographer and movement coach in the production of Antigone by Sophocles ('87 and '88) in Greece and Cyprus; in Shakespeare's Hamlet ('89) in Kaiserslauten, Germany; in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht ('91) at KU; in Ernst Toller's Man and the Masses ('93) and Caldron de la Barca's Das grosse Welt teater ('94) for the regional theatre of Trier, Germany; and in Sophocles' Oedipus Rex ('94) at Villanova Univ. In a similar capacity Dr. Tsubaki assisted Istavan Pinczes in the production of rewritten Greek tragedy of Oedipus and his children, Children of Fate ('94) for the state theatre of Debrecen, Hungary.
Aside from the above-mentioned countries, his activities took him to Holland, Monaco, Poland, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, and Italy, as well as many locations in the U.S.A., to stage productions and/or to conduct lecture/demonstration/workshop sessions. His interest in and work with a masked folk dance theatre form of East India called Chau resulted in a '82 KU dance production under his direction. He led as the Director the KU Second Greek Theatre Program in Greece for summer of '97 for which he directed Euripides' Iphigenia in Tauris.
More recently, in November of '98 he presented a lecture with demonstration on Japanese traditional theatre forms for the Culture Center of the Japan Foundation in Sao Paulo and a similar lecture for the Kouhou Bunka Center of the Japanese Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina in December, '98 and in October, '99. In May, '99, he presented a similar lecture for the Consulate General of Japan in Montreal, Canada. In addition he conducted a series of workshops for Univ. of Sao Paulo, a theatre group in Florianopolis, other in Porte Alegre, Brazil, in November '98.