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A Day in the Life of Miss Hiccup

nytheatre.com q&a preview by Yanomi from Shoshinz
January 21, 2013

What is your job on this show?
performer, director, producer .

What is your show about?
A hilarious and beautiful physical comedy about mysterious Miss Hiccup who lives alone being forever accompanied by a raucous cast of sounds and music that make her life an absurd adventure.

Where were you born? Where were you raised? Where did you go to school?
I was born in southern part of Japan called Kyushu. I was raised in a small country town which is famous for its hot springs. I graduated Hiroshima University, majored in English & American literature.

Complete this sentence: My show is the only one opening in NYC this winter that...?
is satisfying for adults, kids, performers and stoners of all ages which has been loved by thousands of those in Japan, Singapore, Canada, and US.

What is one specific thing that you hope audiences will realize you’ve contributed to the production?
As The Montreal Gazette wrote recently, music and sound effects are the integral parts of my 'intricately crafted yet childlike show'. Hope you'll enjoy it!

Which “S” word best describes your show: SMOOTH, SEXY, SMART, SURPRISING?
SURPRISING!

Why are theater festivals so very important?
Theatre festivals can give us the access to the new world. We can see a variety of theatre art from different cultures and values. And they're all alive right now in front of us.