Saori Tsukada is a creator/performer who harnesses her ability in theater, dance and beyond. Born in America, raised in Japan, she began her theatre career as a poster designer while studying Communication Art at Waseda University in Tokyo. Her “virtuoso” (Time Out NY) performance with “startlingly precise movements” (New York Times) have been seen at venues like BAM, The Public Theatre, La MaMa, Japan Society, Roulette, and more. Tsukada has worked with choreographer Yoshiko Chuma, Catherine Galasso, playwright/director Aya Ogawa, Pig Iron Theater Company, composer Joe Diebes, and multimedia artist duo Shaun Irons and Lauren Petty. Her acclaimed duet performance with composer/theater artist John Moran was nominated for Best Actress at Dublin Fringe Festival and has toured across the U.S and Europe. Tsukada is an alumnus of Devised Theater Working Group where she developed Club Diamond (premiered at The Public Theater as part of UTR ‘17) with Nikki Appino. Currently, with Ogawa, she is developing a one-person show inspired by Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis.