Pittsburgh/Tokyo, United States/Japan
Anna is a Japanese arts manager in Pittsburgh, U.S. After earning her B.A. in theater and film studies from Waseda University, she started her career as a theater administrator in Tokyo. Over ten years, she managed tours, budgets, box office, and PR & marketing for over forty productions ranging from small, subsidized ones to large, commercial ones. To further develop her expertise in performing arts management, she enrolled in Master of Arts Management program at Carnegie Mellon University and earned her master’s degree in 2017. Currently, Anna represents performing artists and arts organizations including The Tessen-Kai Noh Theater Asdociation and Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo Puppet Theater and helps them find collaborators and partners abroad.