Wednesday, August 29, 9:00am-10:45am - Michelangelo, Bellagio Las Vegas
Brenda Wong Aoki
An international touring artist for over 42 years, BRENDA WONG AOKI has been presented at the Kennedy Center, New Victory Theater, Hong Kong Performing Arts Center, Adelaide International Festival Australia, Esplanade in Singapore, Graz Festival Austria and the Apollo. Weaving together Japanese Nohgaku, physical theater and life experience, her monodramas have garnered multiple National Endowment Theater Fellowships, Hollywood Drama-logue Awards, Critics’ Circle, ASCAP and Dramatists Awards. She’s written and performed works for symphony, jazz ensembles, contemporary dance, world music, museum installation, contemporary theater and interactive film. Of Japanese, Chinese, Spanish and Scots descent, Brenda is based out of San Francisco.