Workshop: Action in Japanese

Virtual Workshop


Action in Japanese

Learn natural Japanese through acting


Date & Time:

Thursday, August 12 at 7pm-8pm (PT)

Admission Free
Registration Required to get the link (Click Here!)

Let’s play different roles by using various gestures and facial expressions!  Our popular workshop "Action in Japanese" is a great way to learn conversational Japanese!
In this workshop, Japanese actor, Naoyuki Ikeda, will teach you how to react like Japanese people in natural settings, and learning to speak spontaneously using basic Japanese phrases as well as quoting actual phrases from popular Japanese movies.
He will also share his cross-cultural experiences as a Japanese actor working in Hollywood.

This workshop is designed for beginners in Japanese and we welcome those who have no Japanese language experience.  This virtual event is open to everyone, ages 18 and up. 
Don't be shy to participate and speak through the screen!  
Relax, have fun, and you will be able to act in Japanese in no time!

*This event is for Japanese language learners.

about lecturer

Naoyuki Ikeda
Naoyuki Ikeda was born in Nagoya, Japan. After graduating university, he went to Florida to work at the Japan Pavilion in EPCOT center in Walt Disney World. Naoyuki then went back to Japan and became a junior high and high school English teacher in Aichi and Kagoshima for about 12 years. After that, he moved to Los Angeles in 2009 to pursue his life-long dream to be a Hollywood film actor. Naoyuki Ikeda is now an actor, a producer and a writer, known for feature films such as: Another Yesterday (2018), Samurai Cop 2 (2015), and Hunter (2015), and theatrical plays such as: Burai-Standing All Alone- (2015, 2016), Imported Bride (2015), and the column, “Stay Gold” in Japan Connection which is a monthly English magazine.




The following is the video clip from the workshop that was held on March 2019 at the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles.  This time, we will offer this workshop virtually!


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