Saturday, February 29

TaikoArts Midwest presents HERbeat: Taiko Women ALL-STARS

Music & Movement Series, Ordway Music Theater

TaikoArts Midwest proposes a simple, ground-breaking idea: bring the best North American and Japanese female taiko artists together for a two-week artist residency to collaborate and create a one-of-a-kind performance. Envisioned as a catalyst to fuel movement towards gender equity in taiko, this project celebrates and puts women center stage in a collaborative, unique performance.


Ordway Pre-Show Extra

The Untold Stories of Women in Taiko

Saturday, February 29, 2020
6:30PM | Target Atrium

Join us one hour before the show for the Ordway Extra for excerpts from the HERbeat film project, the untold stories of women in taiko. One of the film’s co-directors, Dawn Mikkleson, will be there in person to discuss the film. Co-director Keri Pickett may also take a break from filming to join the discussion as well.


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HERbeat VIP Reception

Limited ticket availability

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Join TaikoArts Midwest for an exclusive VIP reception following the historic concert. You will meet a selection of HERbeat artists, experience a personal Taiko performance, and catch a sneak peek at never-before-seen footage of the upcoming HERbeat documentary. You will also have a chance to ensure the HERbeat movement reaches people everywhere around the world!

Add the VIP reception to your order for $101 per person.

Each VIP admission purchase includes a drink ticket. A cash bar and appetizers will be available. A ticket to the performance prior to the reception is not included and must be purchased separately.


Community Engagement Spotlight

TaikoArts Midwest’s two-week artist residency will also include workshops and community conversations. Check out more ways to join in the global celebration: