Natsumi SugiyamaMovement Faculty: Suzuki Drama: Movement
Originally from Japan, Natsumi Sugiyama has been a member of the Shizuoka Performing Art Center (SPAC) under the leadership of renowned director Tadashi Suzuki. There, she performed in “Kachikachiyama”, “Ivanov”, “Cinderella” and more. After her involvement with SPAC, she joined famous Tokyo based Theatre Company Ku na’uka lead by artistic director Satoshi Miyagi, and performed many leads such as Narukami in the play of the same name, Desdemona, Helen of Troy, and Electra to name a few.
She has also performed internationally in various highly prestigious theatre festivals such as The Theatre Olympics in Delphi Greece, The Beseto Festival in Neiha China, The Nikan Festival in Seoul South Korea, The International Theatre Festival of New Delhi India, The Boco Theater Festival in Indonesia, and The Tokyo International Festival in Japan to name a few.
She has performed her one-woman show “The Tale of Mephisto” at the Asian Performing Art Festival in Gimhae, South Korea. She recently was the lead in the film “Medea Redux” based on her one-woman show “Medea”.