Interview by H. Varian Tell me a little about your art and inspiration. I am an American storyteller. I trained in classical Nogaku, Japanese theater developed in the Muramachi period (14th century). There are two complementary elements of the art. Noh is structured, refined, and elite. It is song and stylized dance, historical, literarily-inspired theater […]
Brenda Wong Aoki
Brenda Wong Aoki is an American playwright, actor and storyteller. She is a founding faculty member of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University. Aoki and her husband Mark Izu, an Emmy-winning jazz music composer, are the founders of First Voice, a San Francisco-based nonprofit arts organization. Visit at firstvoice.org/brendawongaoki.