You are invited to attend the annual Kokoro Dance Wreck Beach Butoh performances. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we had to cancel our annual 2-week Wreck Beach Butoh performance workshop and, instead, will be celebrating our 26th year of performances by performing this year’s edition as a duet by Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi. Performances will take place on
Tuesday, July 21st at 12:30 pm and Wednesday, July 22nd at 1:10 pm.
(foot of the #4 Trail at Wreck Beach
…just west of the UBC Museum of Anthropology). Please note that paid parking is available at the Rose Garden Parkade (near the UBC Chan Centre) and that it takes 10 minutes or more to walk to the foot of the #4 Trail.
Performances take place rain or shine. No photography or video allowed. Donations are gratefully accepted and clothing is optional. Because of COVID-19 safety concerns, we will not be accepting donations at the performances. If you wish to support the continuation of our annual Wreck Beach Butoh performances, you can donate here.
If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, chills, new or worsening cough, shortness of breath, new muscle aches or headache, and sore throat, please stay home to protect others. Please remember to practice social distancing of 2 meters from others when watching the performances. Please watch this GVRD Parks video below regarding physical distancing for your safety.
Kokoro Dance’s Wreck Beach Butoh performances are performed with set, costumes, and lighting provided by Mother Nature. Each year, we create a new dance that embraces the sand, water, and air at this beautiful location with its views of the Howe Sound to the west, mountains to the north, and the skyline of the city to the east. We promise a unique performance experience unlike any other in the world.
Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi