Butoh dance


Butoh dance
/ˈbutoʊ dæns/ (say 'boohtoh dans)

noun
a contemporary Japanese dance-theatre form which uses the body to convey emotional states, employing grotesquery, playfulness, metaphor, and ritual to push aside social conventions to reveal authentic feeling.
{shortened form of Japanese Ankoku-Butoh dance of darkness}
Butoh dancer, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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