KWAIDAN – JAPANESE GHOST STORIES
A play with young people
Contact Theatre, Manchester, 18 - 20 December 2008
Directed by Andre Pink and Montse Gili
Final Script by Montse Gili
Set and Costumes by Andre Pink
Dende returned to Contact Theatre in Manchester to work with CYAC (Contact Young Actors’ Company) to devise a Christmas show based on the book Kwaidan Stories and Studies of Strange Things by Lofcardio Hearn. The show mixed martial arts, masks, puppetry, manga acting, traditional Japanese theatre techniques and a homage to Japanese Horror films such as The Ringu to mesmerize and scare the audience.