Kabuki actor plays a drunk imitating a man who is imitating a woman inspired by 1930’s African American tap dancers

3 minute video

The late kabuki actor, NAKAMURA Kanzaburo V, performs a comedy medly of dance styles inspired by a number of famous kabuki performers of the 20th century.  Biography  Nakamura died at the young age of 57, in 2012.

The 3 minute video focuses on a legendary 1930’s tap dance-inspired performance.  If you have time, please view the full 9-minute video showing the entire dance medly.


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