Chie Saito

Chie Saito was born and raised in Nagoya, Japan. She spent her childhood practicing ballet and moved to United States and studied theater performance at Los Angeles City College Theater Academy!! Chie obtained a Master of Fine Arts in Contemporary Performance at Naropa University. Chie is an educator, director, performer, and creator. Her work is inspired by her physical research such as Viewpoints, Experiential Anatomy, and Contemplative Dance Practice. Her other ongoing projects and research include interviewing Japanese Americans who experienced the internment camps during WWII, and sasayaki, an autobiographical and improvisation-based duo performance with guest artists.

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Course Descriptions

Academic Programs: Theater Arts / Theatre Academy [PDF] (Theater awards & certificates, section 5)
College Catalog (Theater class descriptions, section 6)

Class Schedules

Summer 2023
Fall 2023

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