CAST Though the three roles (dukun, dancer, clown) remain constant, the cast of a traditional lais performance is all ... It is not my intention here to explore the intricacies of the form, nor to account for its appearance in various cultures. ... Performances in Java usually involve an even number of men who are helped into trance by the dukun, who is the troupe leader, and they dance on hobby horse figures.
|Title||:||Essays on Southeast Asian performing arts|
|Author||:||Kathy Foley, University of California, Berkeley. Center for Southeast Asia Studies|
|Publisher||:||Univ of California Intl & - 1992|