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Renounced Japanese Dancer Maintains Early Butoh Tradition

By MELISSA T. CASTRO Mexico’s Guillermina Bravo Dance Theater is slated to host a one-night-only performance of renowned Japanese dancer and choreographer Yumiko Yoshioka, a member of the first generation of Butoh dancers, on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 8 p.m. Yoshioka will perform “Before the Dawn,” a scenic introspection on human transformation. Butoh, also known as the Japanese Dance of

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