Led by acclaimed Butoh artist Oguri, Body Weather Laboratory (BWL) strengthens the growth and understanding of Butoh, which studies nature as source material for dance. Electric Lodge has offered BWL since 1997. In 1993, BWL formed a dance company and has conducted workshops and residencies. BWL tours and performs locally and internationally.
Dancer and choreographer Oguri is one of the foremost leaders in Butoh. Trained in Japan, his career began in 1984. He has been based in Los Angeles since 1991 and teaches classes with Roxanne Steinberg.
BWL meets Sundays from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.