Clemson University

Tonda Japanese Puppet Theater

Tonda Puppet Troupe, founded in the 1830s, is one of the most active groups performing traditional Bunraku puppetry in Japan, and has been officially designated an Intangible Cultural Treasure. The Tonda Troupe has been active in training American college and university students in traditional Japanese puppetry in academic programs. During their tour of the Upstate, the Tonda Troupe will perform at Clemson University, Furman University, and USC Upstate. 

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Self Auditorium (Strom Thurmond Institute)

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Event Type

International/Multicultural, Special Events, Arts/Entertainment, Theatre, Diversity and Inclusion

Target Audience

All Audiences


Centers and Institutes, Gantt Center, College of Architecture, Art and Construction

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Yuji Kishimoto

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