Tokyo / Okinawa, Japan
Nao currently works as the Assistant Producer/International Communication of ricca ricca*festa -International Theater Festival OKINAWA for Young Audiences-. ricca ricca*festa is an annual performing arts festival for children, young people and families, which takes place in Okinawa, Japan at the end of July. The festival invites approximately 25 high quality productions from Japan, Asia and around the globe to present to both local and international audiences over a week. ricca ricca*festa is also an active hub of TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) in Asia. Nao is based in Tokyo and looks after the international programmes of the festival including performances, co-productions and networking. Nao took part in the Asian Producers Platform Camp in 2014 (Seoul), 2015 (Taipei) and 2017 (Melbourne).