Akiko Aizawa has been a member of The SITI company since 1997, after seven years as a member of the Suzuki Company of Toga. With SITI : Trojan Women,Cafe Variations, American Document, Antigone, Under Construction,Freshwater, Who Do You Think You Are, Radio Macbeth, Hotel Cassiopeia,bobrauschenbergamerica, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Intimations for Saxophone, La Dispute, War of the Worlds, War of the Worlds (Radio Play),Culture of Desire, Nicholas and Alexandra, Marina A Captive Spirit (all directed by Anne Bogart) and systems/layers (collaboration with music band Rachel’s/directed by Barney O’Hanlon). Roles with SCOT include The Trojan Women, Three Sisters, Dionysus, Macbeth, Ivanov, Waiting for Romeo andGreetings from the Edge of the Earth (all directed by Tadashi Suzuki).
Other productions include Beckett in Circles and So Called ‘K’ (directed by Lech Mackiewicz), Macbeth,Death of a Salesman, Moby Dick and Endgame (directed by Leon Ingulsrud), Psyche (directed by Deborah Wallace), Voice of the Dragon and Deadly She-Wolf Assassin at Armageddon! (music by Fred Ho).
Theatres/ Festivals include Alabama Shakespeare Festival, American Opera Projects, American Repertory Theatre, Arena Stage, ArtsEmerson, BAM’s Next Wave Festival, Court Theatre, Dance Theater Workshop, Flynn Center, Galvin Playhouse, Getty Villa, Here Arts Center, Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Japan Society, Joe’s Pub, Joyce Theater, Krannert Center, Miller Theatre, Latino Theatre Company, Los Angeles Opera, New York Live Arts, New York Theatre Workshop, Ohio Theatre, Portland Stage Company, Shinjuku Kousei Nenkin Kaikan, Stamford Center for the Arts, SUNYPurchase Performing Arts, Swine Palace, Under the Radar Festival at The Public Theater, Walker Art Center, Wexner Center for the Arts & Women’s Project. International festivals/venues include Edinburgh, Dublin, Bonn, Bobigny, Helsinki, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Bogota, São Paulo, Santiago, Buenos Aires, Helsinki, Tokyo, Toga and Moscow.
Akiko is originally from Akita, Japan.