Tag : non-verbal
Tour experience Korea
Nanta Theater is Korea's first exclusive venue for Nanta performances, which are based on the rhythm of the samulnori (traditional Korean percussion quartet) and are comic non-verbal plays set in a kitchen. Nanta has been a sell-out success at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in the UK and was also the first long-running Korean show on Broadway in New York City. The shows have been so successful that they now run at three exclusive theaters in Seoul which are equipped with special lighting and sound systems to create maximum audience impact. Around 380,000 international tourists visit Nanta Theater every year.How Nanta Conquered the WorldAt Nanta Theater, the show "Nanta," is performed every day. As a non-verbal show, it transcends language barriers and has been a huge hit with critics and audiences around the world. In fact "Nanta" boasts the highest attendance figures for any show in the history of Korean performing arts.When the lights dim and the music begins, audiences of all ages are immediately transfixed as performers play percussion on kitchen utensils including knives and cutting boards, transformed into musical instruments. Nanta shows are also interactive and audience members are often invited on stage to join in the fun.