Tamasaburo Bando

Apr 25, 1950


One of the most famous "onnagata" performers in Japan, Tamasaburo Bando began his theatrical career at the age of six when he began studying Kabuki with Kanya Morita. Onnagata are men who perform female roles. Their goal is to not so much play women as convey the essence of femininity through their performances. It is a discipline which requires… More


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