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Azusa Ono


After studying fine art in Japan, Azusa Ono trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in the UK, graduating in 2007.


For the National: Grenfell: in the words of survivors 

In London’s West End: Walden

Other productions include: Henry V at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and on UK tour; Watch on the Rhine and A Doll’s House, Part II at Donmar Warehouse; Much Ado About Nothing for the RSC; Can I Live?, Copyright Christmas and Smack That (also on UK tour) at the Barbican; Blue Orange and Concubine at Birmingham Rep; Crash for Chivaree Circus Winterville; Love Lies Bleeding at the Print Room; Thick As Thieves for Clean Break on UK tour; Abandon at the Lyric Hammersmith; Effigies of Wickedness at the Gate, London and for ENO; Yvette at the Royal Festival Hall and on UK tour; Cuttin’ It at the Young Vic and on UK tour; Moot Moot at The Yard; Killer at Shoreditch Town Hall; Darkness Darkness at Nottingham Playhouse; I Know All the Secrets in My World at Derby and on UK tour; Dot, Squiggle and Rest at Royal Opera House Clore Studio; Peddling at 59E59, NY and on UK tour; We Are Proud… at the Bush; The Love Song of Alfred J Hitchcock at Curve, Leicester and on international tour; and Fanfared at Sheffield Crucible.

Other projects include: The Sleeping Tree at Brighton Dome; COP27 Health Pavilion Exhibition in Sharm El Sheikh Egypt; Aurora at Toxteth Water Reservoir, Liverpool; Tate Live Exhibition – Joan Jonas at Tate Modern; Becoming Invisible at Bascule Chamber Tower Bridge; and Kairos Opera at the V&A.


(Published June 2023)