Date & Time:
Tuesday, March 26 at 7pm
The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
(5700 Wilshire Blvd., #100 Los Angeles, CA 90036)
Admission Free, Reservation Required (Click Here!)
Street parking is available near JFLA. Click here for parking info.
By playing a role, using gestures and facial expressions, acting is a fun way to learn natural Japanese!
In this workshop, Japanese actor, Naoyuki Ikeda, will teach you how to react like Japanese people in natural settings, and how to speak spontaneously using basic Japanese phrases.
He will also share his cross-cultural experiences as a Japanese actor working in movies and theaters in the US.
This workshop is designed for beginning Japanese learners and we welcome those who have no experience at all.
Relax and have fun! You will be able to act in Japanese!
Naoyuki Ikeda was born in Nagoya, Japan. After graduating The university, he went to Florida to work at the Japan Pavilion in EPCOT center in Walt Disney World. Then Naoyuki went back to Japan and had been 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 like, Another Yesterday (2018), Samurai Cop 2 (2015), and Hunter (2015), and theatrical plays like, Burai-Standing All Alone- (2015, 2016), Imported Bride (2015), and the column “Stay Gold” in Japan Connection: monthly English magazine.