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Eiko Yamamoto

 
Bio:
Eiko Yamamoto (she/they) raised in Japan, Korea, Hawai’i, and California is a performer, writer, visual artist and educator. As a performer some of the theatres she worked with include San Francisco Playhouse, Marin Shakespeare Company, Sierra Repertory Theatre, The Ground Floor at Berkeley Rep, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Eiko Yamamoto (she/they) raised in Japan, Korea, Hawai’i, and California is a performer, writer, visual artist and educator. As a performer some of the theatres she worked with include San Francisco Playhouse, Marin Shakespeare Company, Sierra Repertory Theatre, The Ground Floor at Berkeley Rep, ... (read complete bio)
 

STEEL MAGNOLIAS, M'Lynn Eatenton, Sierra Repertory Theatre, dir. Jerry Lee, April 14-May 15, 2022



MONDAY NIGHT PLAYGROUND: KEEP MOVING FORWARD, NEW YEAR, Jude, PlayGround SF, dir. Tessa Corrie, January 24, 2022



DOWNTOWN CROSSING, Sarom, Company One, dir. Summer Williams, October 22-25, 2020



TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, Sugar (u/s) and Letter Writer #2 (u/s), San Francisco Playhouse, dir. Bill English, Jan 28-March 7, 2020



 



 



 



 

STEEL MAGNOLIAS, M'Lynn Eatenton, Sierra Repertory Theatre, dir. Jerry Lee, April 14-May 15, 2022



MONDAY NIGHT PLAYGROUND: KEEP MOVING FORWARD, NEW YEAR, Jude, PlayGround SF, dir. Tessa Corrie, January 24, 2022



DOWNTOWN CROSSING, Sarom, Company One, dir. Summer Williams, October 22-25, 2020



TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, Sugar (u/s) and Letter Writer #2 (u/s), San Francisco Playhouse, dir. Bill English, Jan 28-March 7, 2020



 



 



 


Eiko Yamamoto Biography

Eiko Yamamoto (she/they) raised in Japan, Korea, Hawai’i, and California
is a performer, writer, visual artist and educator. As a performer some of the theatres she worked with include San Francisco Playhouse, Marin Shakespeare Company, Sierra Repertory Theatre, The Ground Floor at Berkeley Rep, Company One (Boston, MA), Z Space, African-American Shakespeare Company, Silicon Valley Shakespeare, Dragon Productions, Palo Alto Players, and PianoFight.

Eiko trained at UCLA, East West Players in Los Angeles, Berkeley Rep School of Theatre, and Studio at American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. She studied classical voice privately with Catherine Cook, Chair of Voice at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and a mezzo-soprano at the San Francisco Opera.

Eiko is also an avid swing dancer. She was taught Lindy Hop by some of the original swing dancers from 1940’s-1960’s. She is well versed in various American Jazz dance forms (e.g. Lindy Hop, Charleston, Shag, Balboa). Previously, Eiko had worked primarily as a visual artist. As a visual artist, they have shown their work at The Lab in San Francisco, Swarm Gallery in Oakland, the Berkeley Art Center, and at The Abbey in Caunes-Minervois, France.

Eiko is honored to be a Japanese - Korean - American. A graduate of UCLA and the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, Eiko is also a member of SAG-AFTRA and the Equity Membership Candidate Program (EMC) of Actor’s Equity Association. They are based in the Bay Area, in the unceded ancestral homeland of the Ramaytush Ohlone people.







Eiko Yamamoto News

San Francisco Playhouse Announces Cast For FOLLIES Opening June 30 Photo San Francisco Playhouse Announces Cast For FOLLIES Opening June 30
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022. Bill English will direct, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer. This marks the first fully staged professional production of Follies in San Francisco.

Natascia Diaz, Ryan Drummond & More to Star in FOLLIES at San Francisco Playhouse Photo Natascia Diaz, Ryan Drummond & More to Star in FOLLIES at San Francisco Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; FOR THE RECORD: BRATP Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; FOR THE RECORD: BRATPACK Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; FOR THE RECORD: BRATP Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; FOR THE RECORD: BRATPACK Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; FOR THE RECORD: BRATPACK's Lead Photo Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; FOR THE RECORD: BRATPACK's Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 13, 2021

Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; First Stats Announced! Photo Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; First Stats Announced!
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021

Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Foothill Theatre Arts Presents Love Letter To The Theatre THE BOOK OF WILL Photo Foothill Theatre Arts Presents Love Letter To The Theatre THE BOOK OF WILL
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 15, 2021

Multi award-winning Foothill Theatre Arts presents Lauren Gunderson's joyous celebration of theatre, The Book of Will, performing live on stage three weeks only, November 5 – 21, 2021 at the Lohman Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

Palo Alto Players Presents WORKING - A MUSICAL Next Month Photo Palo Alto Players Presents WORKING - A MUSICAL Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2021

Palo Alto Players opens its 91 season with WORKING -  the groundbreaking, musical exploration of the American worker from all walks of life with songs by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked), Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), as well as favorites by Craig Carnelia, James Taylor, Micki Grant, and more.

The African-American Shakespeare Company Reschedules Streaming Of TWELFTH NIGHT; New  Photo The African-American Shakespeare Company Reschedules Streaming Of TWELFTH NIGHT; New Dates TBA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2021

The African-American Shakespeare Company was to begin streaming its colorful new production of Twelfth Night on May 17, but due to technical/production delays will be rescheduled; new dates TBA.

SBMT Presents Rodgers And Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC Photo SBMT Presents Rodgers And Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2020

South Bay Musical Theatre (SBMT) has announced the full cast and creative team for the final production of the Company's 2019-2020 season, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece SOUTH PACIFIC.