Conception: Boris Charmatz

In 2009, the Musée de la danse was proposing the week rebutoh, an event combining conferences, readings, screenings and creations, offering an iconoclastic reappropriation of this "dark body dance" from Japan.
Butoh cards are reshuffled in order to build an inhabited Butoh debated, beginner or repulsive, but off the beaten path.

"From whom the Butoh dancers are the ancestors? Hijikata asked, addressing the future. Of us, today, answer the Museum of the dance, in the present.

Production: Musée de la danse / Centre chorégraphique national de Rennes et de Bretagne – Direction: Boris Charmatz. Association supported by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication (Direction Régionale des Affaires Culturelles / Bretagne), the city of Rennes, the regional Council of Brittany and the General Council of Ille-et-Vilaine.
The Institut français contributes regularly to the international touring of the Musée de la danse.

Cover picture: © Caroline Ablain / rebutoh, Musée de la danse, Rennes, 2009