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Azusa has been creating lighting design for a range of live performances and art forms for 20 years. 

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

Recent credits include:

Watch on the Rhine (Donmar Warehouse); A Doll's House, Part 2  (Donmar Warehouse); Much Ado About Nothing (RSC Stratford-upon-Avon); Can I Live? (Barbican Theatre); Walden (Harold Pinter Theatre); Blue Orange (Birmingham Rep); Crash (Chivaree Circus Winterville); Love Lies Bleeding (The Print Room); Thick As Thieves (Clean Break / National tour); Aurora (Toxteth Water Reservoir Liverpool); Abandon (Lyric Hammersmith); Smack That (Barbican The Pit / National tour); Concubine (Birmingham REP); Effigies of Wickedness (Gate Theatre / ENO); Tate Live Exhibition – Joan Jonas (Tate Modern); Yvette (Royal Festival Hall / National tour); Cuttin’ It (Young Vic / National tour); Kairos Opera (V&A Museum); Moot Moot (The Yard Theatre); Becoming Invisible (Bascule Chamber Tower Bridge); Killer (Shoreditch Town Hall); Darkness Darkness (Nottingham Playhouse); I Know All The Secrets In My World (Derby Theatre / National tour); Dot, Squiggle and Rest (Royal Opera House Clore Studio); Peddling (New York 59E59 / National tour); We Are Proud…(Bush Theatre); The Love song of Alfred J Hitchcock (Curve Theatre Leicester / International tour); Copyright Christmas (Barbican Centre); Fanfared (Crucible Sheffield)

More shows:


The Sleeping Tree

at the Brighton Dome Concert Hall

as an opening weekend of the Brighton Festival

6 - 7th May 2023

The Tempest

at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and Unicorn Theatre

Regent's Park (daytime):     30th June - 22nd July 2023

Unicorn Theatre:                  19th Sept - 15th Oct 2023

Grenfell in the words of survivors

at Dorfman Theatre - National Theatre

13th July - 26th Aug 2023

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