2018-OoS-DayOne-Wannapa-11Wannapa P-Eubanks is as a butoh inspired dance performer who creates movement based interactive performances. Her work often stems from a personal experience or a specific memory that grows into a poetic image that she imbues with the memory of the moment.

This year’s performance is inspired by a drawing her daughter created who is differently abled. The drawing depicts a tree with red birds. Wannapa is collaborating with the dance artist, Janet Schmid to create the performance who produced an interactive dance performance for Out of Site in 2015.

Butoh is an avant-garde Japanese dance form and informs part of the dance community in Chicago. For more information about Butoh or if you are interested in taking classes please check out Outer Space calendar or Hamlin Park.