Ann Yumi Kobori

Anne Yumi Kobori is a Japanese-American multi-disciplinary theatre artist with a passion for immersive storytelling and reimagined mythology. She believes in live theatre as a unique and powerful form of human connection. Anne has performed with Berkeley REP Ground Floor, SF Shakespeare Festival, Silicon Valley Shakespeare (formerly Shady Shakespeare), Arabian Shakespeare Festival, PlayGround, Moxie Arts NY, Amios ShotzSF, Contra Costa Civic Theatre, Woman's Will, Bay Area Children's Theatre, Palo Alto Players, Stagebridge Theatre Co., Cardboard Box Theatre Project, and with college companies in New York and the Bay Area. In 2014 Anne founded Utopia Theatre Project in order to support emerging artists and produce theatre which inspires social change and actor-audience connection.  She graduated summa cum laude from Santa Clara University with a BA in Theatre Arts.