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AKIKO FUJIWARA was born in New York but grew up in Tokyo, where she studied acting at the United Performer’s Studio Academy and received a degree in engineering at Keio University. She returned to New York to pursue her MFA in Acting at the Actors Studio Drama School. Akiko has trained extensively in street dance and was a member of a major dance team in Japan, Dancing Crew JADE. She is fluent in English and Japanese, and has performed in both languages.

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AKIKO FUJIWARA
www.akikofujiwara.com
Height: 5’3”
akiko.fujiwara@hotmail.com Weight: 115lb
THEATER
Death of the Moon* The Moon The Brick Theater Lavinia Roberts
The Twine* Ariadne The Secret Theatre Lavinia Roberts
Top Girls Lady Nijo / Kit Dance New Amsterdam Kaitlyn Samuel
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Moth Shinjuku Space 107 Yoko Narahashi
Mienai Hana* Kim UPS Tsutsujigaoka Alice Yanagida
EDUCATIONAL  THEATER
Welcome to the Moon Shirley Actors Studio Drama School Jim Fagan
Up, Down, Strange, Charmed,
Beauty, and Truth Marley Actors Studio Drama School Susan Aston
Proof Catherine Actors Studio Drama School Elizabeth Kemp
The Effectof Gamma Rays On
Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds Ruth Actors Studio Drama School Susan Aston
Gentle 12 Juror #6 UPS Academy Daigo Tanji
FILM/TELEVISION
Father’s Trumpet Supporting NYU Student Film Hamin Kim
New York Picture Company Sketch Show Featured New York Picture Company Jim Fagan
Ketchup Lead Asian American Film Lab Eldad Eitan
War for the Web Principal Wild Wild Web, LLC J. Cameron Brueckner
Matsugo no Mizu Supporting The New School Student Film Rachel Mailler
The Light Supporting Hunter College Student Film Natalia Benesz
No Gun Lead Columbia Student Film Eldad Eitan
Haruka naru waga machi Supporting UPS Academy Daigo Tanji
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
MFA, Acting Actors Studio Drama School, Pace University; NYC
Acting: Elizabeth Kemp, Susan Aston, Louis Colaianni
Voice: Susan Schuld, Craig Bacon, Corinna May
Movement: Michael Billingsley, David Frank
Dance: Vado Diomande(West African), Elizabeth Roxas (Horton Technique), Danielle Quisenberry (Ballroom)
Other United Performers Studio – UPS Academy Total Theater Training; Tokyo
Acting: Yoko Narahashi, Lyena Yonekura, Masayasu Nakanishi
SPECIAL SKILLS
Dance (Jazz, House, Hip-Hop – 9 years, Traditional Japanese Dance – 1.5 years)
Read Music, Piano – 8 years, Japanese Calligraphy
Language: Fluent Japanese, English
* Original Work

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