The Art of Work at Holy Cross Church Chicago, Aug-Oct, 2017



Company of Folk will present a series of three progams at Holy Cross Church in the historic back of the yard neighborhood.   These programs, part of Company of Folk’s “The Art of Work” project will feature Hector Duarte, Carlos Mejia/Jennifer Ortiz, and Tatsu Aoki. All programs are free ot charge.







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Tatsu Aoki


Tatsu Aoki (b. 1957) was born to a Tokyo artisan family called Toyoaki Moto and proficient in Okiya, the booking and training agent for Geisha ladies in the city’s designated area.  He began performing with his family at age 4 and received traditional Tokyo Geisha training.  However, economic and social decline forced many artisan businesses to close and Aoki shifted … Read More