TOMOKO KOMURA by Jon Campling
Photo: Jon Campling
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13 Briarbank Road, West Ealing, London W13 0HH
Phone: 07870 594388 (Tom) / 07960 332846 (Katherine)
Height:5'2" (157cm)
Playing Age:23 - 38 years
Appearance:Japanese, East Asian
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Friendly

Currently appearing:

See Tomoko's storytelling skills here: *** Voiceover work: *** Singing in English: *** Interview on British Film Institute website:

Stage Film Television Dance Voice Over Radio Further Credits
2018, Stage, Tomomi (Young), Highschool Girl, Cousin, Doctor 2, The Art of Gaman, Helen Milne and Theatre 503, Ailin Conant
2017, Stage, benshi (live silent film narrator), A Page of Madness, JAEFF
2015, Stage, Heartless Hannah, Ballad of the Burning Star (Toronto), Theatre Ad Infinitum, Nir Paldi
2015, Stage, Benshi (Solo story teller for silent films), Walk Cheerfully (Yasujiro Ozu), Flatpack Film Festival
2015, Stage, Josei, Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon, Glasgow Lunchtime Theatre, Paddy Cunneen
2014, Stage, Heartless Hannah, Ballad of the Burning Star (England tour), Theatre Ad Infinitum, Nir Paldi
2014, Stage, The Doctor, Painted Faces at The Vaults, The Chaménos Collective, Alexander Luttley
2013, Stage, Silent Film Narration (Benshi), Walk Cheerfully, British Film Institute
2012, Stage, Storyteller (Rakugo), A Dream of a Tub Maker, Leukemia Charity event, Lates, TailSpin
2012, Stage, Clown, on Keyboard, Boys and Girls (Colorado, US)
2010, Stage, Silent Film Narration (Benshi), The Water Magician, Barbican
2010, Stage, Miyu + Taiko drumming, Jukai (Blue Elephant Theatre), Theatre Temoin, Ailin Conant
2010, Stage, Tomoko, Out of Chaos (UK tour), Temple Theatre, Mike Tweddle
2009, Stage, Tomoko, Out of Chaos 2009 (Edinburgh Fringe Festival + Europe tour), Temple Theatre, Mike Tweddle
2008, Stage, Tomoko, Out of Chaos 2008 (Winner of Bilbao Act Festival), Temple Theatre, Mike Tweddle
2008, Stage, Tomoko, Anger (Audience Award at Berlin 100C Festival), Temple Theatre, Mike Tweddle
2008, Stage, Miyu, Jukai (California, US), Theatre Temoin, Ailin Conant
2007, Stage, Classmate, Night of Milky Way (Camden People's Theatre)
2007, Stage, Miyo, Bonsai Maple Syrup (Pleasance Theatre), Satellite Theatre, Marc-Andre Charron
2007, Stage, Tomoko, Out of Chaos 2007 (Blue Elephant Theatre), Temple Theatre, Mike Tweddle
2006, Stage, Keyboard Accompanist, The Pearl (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Split Knuckle Theatre, Casts
2001, Stage, Sobokara Mireba (Japan), Theatre Group "Oct/Pass", Yujin Ishikawa
2000, Stage, Neri, Matasaburo 2000 (Japan), Theatre Group "Oct/Pass", Yujin Ishikawa
2013, Feature Film, Mika's Handmaiden (credited), 47 Ronin (starring Keanu Reeves), Universal Pictures, Carl Rinsch
2016, Television, Keyboardist, Channel 4 Only In Japan, Rumpus Media
2012, Television, Aichi Ono's Interpreter, Superhuman Showdown, Discovery Channel, David Coyle
2013, Dance, Omatsu, Okuni (Cockpit Theatre, V&A), Akiko Dance Company
2011, Dance, Dancer & Singer, Moshi Moshi Festival (Brighton), Frank Chickens, Kazuko Hohki
2011, Dance, Dancer & Singer, At Last! The 1981 Show (Royal Festival Hall), Stewart Lee, Kazuko Hohki
2010, Dance, Dancer & Singer, Foster's Comedy Award 2010 (Winner), Frank Chickens, Stewart Lee / Kazuko Hohki
2007, Dance, Dancer & Singer, West End Live (Leicester Square), Frank Chickens, Kazuko Hohki
2007, Dance, Dancer & Singer, Chinese New Year (Royal Opera House), Frank Chickens, Kazuko Hohki
2005, Dance, Butoh performer, Yumiko Yoshioka's performance, Ten Pen Chii, Yumiko Yoshioka
Voice Over
2018, Voice Over, Narrator, Saudi Aramco Time is Now, Saudi Aramo
2013, Voice Over, Poem reader, Benjamin Britten's Curlew River Barbican Podcast, Barbican, Ben Eshmade
2013, Voice Over, Instruction, Kindle App, Amazon
2013, Voice Over, Presenter, Biomet
2013, Voice Over, Two Brothers, Juriki no Kongoseki
2013, Voice Over, Video Instruction, ADSK
2012, Voice Over, Presenter, Cisco
2012, Voice Over, Presenter, Experian
2012, Voice Over, Video instruction, Google Aps for Business
2011, Voice Over, 12-year-old boy / Mother-in-law, Tsunami: The Survivors' Stories, BBC Panorama
2007, Voice Over, Guest, Shanghai, TWC, Mikael Håfström
2015, Radio, Voice, BBC 4 Book reading, BBC 4
2014, Radio, Kanae Minato, BBC R4 Front Row Reading, BBC, Gareth Croyle
2013, Radio, Nao from Ruth Ozeki's A Tale for the Time Being, BBC Radio 4, BBC
2011, Radio, Language Interpreter & Voice-over, BBC World Service's Outlook Programme 27/09/2011, BBC World, Becky Vincent
2011, Radio, Language Interpreter, BBC World Service's Outlook Programme 26/05/2011, BBC World
2000, Radio, Various characters, Walking History of Tohoku, Tohoku Radio Broadcasting
Further Credits
2019, Opera, Old Man / Narrator, The Crane, Verity Lane, Verity Lane
2018, Video, Singer for nursery rhymes, Little Baby Bum, Grass Roots Media
2017, Concert, Story teller, The Tale of Mount Fuji, Verity Lane, Verity Lane
2017, Concert, Dancer, singer, performer, Frank Chickens, Kazuko Hohki, Kazuko Hohki
2016, Opera, Mime (performer, dancer), Tokaido Road, Okeanos
2016, Concert, Story teller, Yugenism, Verity Lane, Verity Lane
2017, Concert, Keyboardist, NO CARS concerts, No Cars, Haruna Komatsu
2017, Concert, Narrator, Yugen ism, Verity Lane, Verity Lane
2017, Concert, Narrator, Yugen ism, Verity
2015, Opera, Mime, Tokaido Road, Okeanos Ensumble, Caroline Clegg
2012, Short Film, Noriko, Olympus 2012, Moving and Still, Antony Hatfield
2012, Short Film, Scientist, THE BLUE, 1947 Films and Media, Gil Kolirin
2010, Short Film, Hitomi, Yuzai, Bizkor Productions, Luca Dicorato
2007, Site Specific, Nancy Spungen, Oh Doh (Chelsea Theatre), Kazuko Hohki
2007, Site Specific, Clown, The Departure (Madrid), Collectivo Theatro, Juan Ayara
2006, Site Specific, Scientist, The Evidence of Existence of Borrowers (BAC), Kazuko Hohki
2011, Internet, Language Interpreter & Voice-over, Ryo Miyaichi's post match interview @, Arsenal FC
2010, Workshop, Assistant Director / Interpreter / ASM, Sumire, Fukusuke Nakamura
2008, Workshop, Female, Twin Stars, Unicorn Theatre, Tony Graham
2007, Rehearsed Reading, Director, The Dumb Waiter, Stone Crabs Theatre
2007, Corporate, Japanese fan dancer, Christmas Party, Carphone Warehouse
2005, Educational, Reader, Read Aloud Programme (Colorado, US), Denver Public Library
2013, Event, Host, Japan Great Earthquake Photo Exhibition Reception, Mitsubishi Corporation
2013, Event, Interpreter, International Woolmark Prize, Woolmark (Victoria Beckham, Donatella Versace)
2011, Event, Host, Hyper Japan (Earls Court)
2009, Event, Language Interpreter, BBC Master Chef! Live Sushi Awards, BBC
2018, Concert, Narrator, Shakuhachi Festival, Verity Lane, Verity Lane


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Japanese*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Kabuki Dance (Japan), Keyboards, Piano*
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Clown, Commedia Dell'Arte, Compere, Dubbing, Mask, Physical Theatre, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Handball, Pilates, Yoga*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Devising, Interpreter, Narration, Story Telling, Translator


Lecoq Physical Theatre (MFA), London International School of Performing Arts

Theatre(BA), University of Colorado at Boulder (US)

Directing course, Stone Crabs Theatre

Acting training, Theatre Group "Oct/Pass" (Japan)

Interpreting (MA), London Metropolitan University