COVID Update: Yasu is performing virtual shows. Please see updates on FB page.
a bit about Yasu:
Combining traditional Japanese theatre, music, origami, magic, and storytelling; Yasu Ishida will guide you to the enchanting land of Japan.
2018. 2. 07. Kidabra, one of the world largest conventions for kids entertainers, announced Yasu as a featured performer this year.
2018. 1. 15. Yasu is performing at the Honolulu Festival's featured event, 150th Anniversary of Hawaii’s Japanese Immigration show.
2017. 12.04. Georgia Library Association has announced Yasu will be performing at the 17th Annual South Metro Performer Showcase.
2017. 10. 27. Yasu was selected to perform at South Carolina Library Performer Showcase.
2017. 8. 12. Yasu's show was on United Arts Cultural Booking Fair Showcase.
2017. 4. 1. Florida Storytelling Association announced that Yasu will be one of the featured tellers at their 2018 festival.
2017. 4. 15. Yasu toured Hawaii as a featured performer for National Library Week.
2016. 4. 8. Bento Rakugo, a storytelling company he founded, did the first national tour.
2015. 7. 15. Yasu is selected to perform for 2015 OAPN Young Audience and Family Juried Showcase.
2015. 6. 25. Yasu is chosen to be in 2015-2016 Observership Class by Stage Directors and Cheographers Foundation.
2014. 11. 28. Yasu's directing show got a wonderful review from Hitting the Stage.
2014. 7. 30. Yasu's show has been awarded a prestigious Don and Elzabeth Doyle Fellowship by American Alliance for Theatre and Education.