"All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;"
— William Shakespeare
Karen has been working in theatre since 2016. She is music director for TIP Youth, is currently working with Tokyo Theatre for Children, and Say Nothing Productions. She has also worked with Black Stripe Theater and the Disturbance project. She is currently directing Tokyo International Players Spring 2021 production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella and will be directing TTFC's November 2021 show.
Directing Tokyo International Players staged reading of NATURAL SHOCKS by Lauren Gunderson.
Producer, Music Director, and Performer, on Say Nothing's seasonal broadcast based on the 1914 World War 1 Christmas Truce. The piece was compiled by Jonah Hagans.
Elephant Room Productions virtual performance of Alice Hakvaag's As I Was, Not As I Am.
TIP Youth's April 2020 production. Part of their 10th season with students from 12 to 18 years old.
Directed Tokyo International Player's May 2019 mainstage show, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, with a cast of 37 actors.
Tokyo International Player's February 2019 production of Hand to God, directed by Jonah Hagans. I also worked on constructing the puppets.
Say Nothing Productions and Tokyo International Players secondstage June 2018 production. Also sang the role of Woman 2.
TIP Youth's April 2018 production of Alice in Wonderland Jr., as part of their 9th Season. Students from the ages of 8 to 12.
Played Mrs Lovett, in TIP's production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, directed by Davina McFadyen. Assistant Vocal Director.
TIP Youth's production of My Son Pinocchio Jr., for ages 8 to 12.
Black Stripe Theatre's production of The Dresser, directed by Keiko Tsuneda.
Directing 3 new scripts for TIP's Cozy Reads Second Edition.
Performed a monologue from Titus Andronicus, as part of Tokyo International Players' Shakespeare from Home series.
Tokyo International Player's May 2020 production of Rodger & Hammerstein's 2013 Broadway version of Cinderella.
Tokyo Theatre for Children's sci-fi musical, written by Jon Sabay and Kevin McHugh, at Woody Theatre from the 14th to 17th November.
TIP Youth's April 2019 production as part of their 9th Season. Students from the ages of 12 to 18.
Tokyo Theatre for Children's November 2018 production. Played the role of Fairy Godmother.
Tokyo International Players Main 2018 mainstage production of The Who's TOMMY, directed by Jonah Hagans. I was also the vocal director.
Tokyo International Players February 2018 production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Brian Berdanier.
TIP's production of The Diary of Anne Frank, directed by Jonah Hagans.
TTFC's production of The Stinky Cheese Man, directed by Lizzie Howard.
Tokyo International Player's production of Big River, directed by Hannah Grace.
Working with TIP Youth to create a new musical to be performed over zoom.
Producer, Music Director and Performer for Say Nothing's virtual performance of new and should be heard musical theatre songs.
TIP Youth's April 2020 production. This is part of their 10th Season with students from 8 to 12 years old.
World premiere of Disturbance in Tokyo. Original by Mark Ferris, with the script adapted by Rachel Walzer from the work of the poet Ivy Alvarez.
TIP Youth's April 2019 production as part of their 9th Season. Students from the ages of 8 to 12.
Tokyo International Player's October 2018 production directed by Graig Russell. Also worked in wardrobe and backstage.
TIP Youth's April 2018 production of Beauty and the Beast Jr., as part of their 9th Season. Students from the ages of 12 to 18.
TTFC's production of Captain Starblaster, directed by Lizzie Howard.
TIP Youth's production of Fame Jr, for ages 12 - 18.
TIP's production Shakespeare's Macbeth, directed by Graig Russell.