About Diego Pellecchia

1291584_10151614860057335_948966621_oDiego PELLECCHIA

(ペレッキア ディエゴ)

(My name as a Noh practitioner is 高谷大悟 – Takaya Daigo)

I received my PhD from Royal Holloway, University of London, with a thesis on the history of the reception of Noh theatre in the West. I have been studying Noh chant and dance with Master-Actor Udaka Michishige (Kongō School) since 2007, and I have performed and led workshops both in Japan and abroad as a member of the International Noh Institute. In June 2013 I took the shite lead role in the full production of the Noh KiyotsuneIn 2013-14 I have been a Japan Foundation post-doctoral fellow at the Ritsumeikan University Art Research Center. Currently, I am Associate Professor at the Department of Kyoto Studies, Faculty of Cultural Studies, Kyoto Sangyo University (link).

I contribute to the International Noh Institute website


Noh: Kiyotsune. Shite: Takaya Daigo (Diego Pellecchia)
Noh: Kiyotsune. Shite: Takaya Daigo (Diego Pellecchia)

Articles and responses about me and the International Noh Institute


Diego Pellecchia: When heavy metal and noh collide

A Visit to the Worlds of Noh – by Travis Seifman

Step Inside the World of Noh – by Toyoshima Mizuho and Hanna Murrell

Stage of Existence – by Selena Hoy


Il senso di Diego per il No, protagonista sul palco di Kyoto – by Manuel Bonomo

Diego Pellecchia: un italiano in Giappone sulle tracce del Noh – by Ines Cannarso

Diego Pellecchia, ricercatore universitario | Kyoto – di Nagasawa Ai


立命館大学アート・リサーチセンター特別講座 仕舞と講演「日本伝統芸能の国際化~世界文化としての能楽~」を開催

文化学部 ペレッキア・ディエゴ 准教授が「京あるきin東京」において特別講義


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