Brenda Wong Aoki
Brenda Wong Aoki is acclaimed as one of America's foremost soloists, performing the world over in venues such as the Kennedy Center, Hong Kong Performing Arts Center, and the Adelaide Festival in Australia. As a writer, performer, and recording artist, she has received numerous grants, fellowships and commissions for her original work.
Aoki creates monodramas, synthesizing Japanese Noh and Kyogen Theater, Commedia Dell'arte, modern dance and everyday experiences. Of Japanese, Chinese, Spanish and Scottish descent, her work is a synthesis of Japanese Noh and Kyogen Theater, Commedia dell'arte. She is the co-founder of First Voice.