Kyōgen: A Visual Guide

From the stage to the costumes, from the masks to the movements, there’s so much more to kyōgen than just the plays. We are working to create a handy guide to help you develop the visual literacy that will help you enjoy kyōgen performances of all types!

The Nōgaku Stage

Click on parts of the stage to learn more!

Or click here for a text-based navigation of the stage components.

Costumes and Characters

Did you know that costumes can tell you a lot about a character? Look forward to our Costume and Character Guide coming soon!