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Kazuko Hohki

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM 2006

Kazuko Hohki

 

Wuthering Heights

ABSTRACT


 

Kazuko with support from Carl Lavery giving her reading of Wuthering Heights

 

 

Kazuko Hohki was born in Japan and came to England in 1978. She is a founder member of the pop performance group Frank Chickens which had a independent chart hit with "We Are Ninya", released 5 albums and toured worldwide. Kazuko has made a trilogy of solo performances based on her experience as a Japanese woman in the UK: 'Toothless' , 'The Shining Princess' and 'My Husband Is A Spaceman' with which she has toured UK and worldwide. Her new installation-based show - 'Evidence For The Existence Of Borrowers' (www.borrowersreunited.com) - has won a Total Theatre award and a Herald Angel award at the 2005 in Edinburgh Festival. She is currently developing a new show, 'Wuthering Heights' , with Colin Carmichael from the theatre group Brian. Kazuko has just received a commission to produce a new site specific piece 'Oh Doh' based around Kings Road from Chelsea Theatre for their Sacred season in January 2007. Her first radio drama 'S' was broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in 2005 and 2006 and Kazuko is part of the Young Vic 'Genesis directors project'. She has directed 'Men Band' by Brian in 2004 and the site-specific piece 'Last Carnival' by Young People's Theatre at Battersea Arts Centre in 2005. Has just completed Live & Direct at Contact in Manchester which is a bursary course for Black and Asian emerging directors. She is Associate Artist at Battersea Arts Centre and artistic patron for Arts Depot.

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For further information about Kazuko's work, please go to her website at:

www.kazukohohki.com

 

 

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