[Miss Moreland taking lessons in Noh dance from Setsuyo Kita of Kita Kai, California, August 23, 1968]
Los Angeles, Calif.,
August 23, 1968
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
1 photographic print : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.
1 negative : b&w; ; 120 mm.
Published in Rafu Shimpo, August 31, 1968, Japanese section.
Japanese man, Setsuyo Kita, teaches Caucasian woman, Miss Moreland of Canada, Noh dance of Kita Kai on a wooden floor with Noh pine tree backdrop in California, August 23, 1968. Both wear kimono and hakama as they dance with partially open folded fans; the man in dark hakama. Includes a proof sheet of woman learning various poses.
Typed on original negative envelope: Kita Kai -- Hakujin Taking Lesson.
Setsuyo Kita was the top instructor of the main school of Kita Kai and was visiting Los Angeles. Miss Moreland was a specialist of Noh who taught at the University of British Columbia theater department and went to Los Angeles for Noh dance lessons.
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