January 18, 2021 @ 5:00pm PST / 7:00pm CST / 8:00pm EST
is a native of Japan and an award-winning theater performer, come to the US in 1985 to study theater with Tony Montanaro. For decades, she has performed cross-cultural communication and understanding her solo shows, Japanese Storytelling with Magical Mask, Mime, and Origami Tales in venues such as Disney Epcot Center, the Kennedy Center, and the National Storytelling Festival. As a teaching artist, she has taught Origami Math and Storytelling at more than 2,000 schools and colleges.
Free — YES Story Lab members (You need to sign in first before getting a ticket.)
$15 — non members
Here is how to receive the audience’s “wow!” and “bravo!” with props, puppets, cat’s cradle, musical instruments, and more. Kuniko will show and tell what has worked for her in school with origami, masks, and magic, and how she has come to love doing video during COVID. Newsflash: props do well in the video world!
The Story Lab is highly interactive, so be ready to join in — and make sure your microphone is working!