Friday, April 3, 2015

Art of the Story 2015 performer spotlight - Kuniko Yamamoto

Kuniko Yamamoto
A native of Japan, Kuniko Yamamoto started performing in her hometown of Osaka. After performing on Kansai National TV in 1985, Kuniko studied in the United States with Tony Montanaro. She then toured with Leland Faulkner’s Light Theater, bringing ancient Japanese tales to life with shadows and magic.

Since creating her solo show, she has appeared at Epcot Disney, The Kennedy Center, and the National Storytelling Festival. To date, Kuniko has performed at over 2,000 theaters, schools, colleges, and festivals from Alaska to Florida.

Kuniko Yamamoto will be performing at the following 2015 Art of the Story events:

Here is a video of Kuniko's work, created by Jon LeClair.