Art + Storytelling + Social Good 

 Yuko Kudo 

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Artist, Social Entrepreneur, Community Builder

Yuko Kudo is native Japanese and immigrated to the United States in June 2003, landing in Los Angles, California, and settling there for 10 years until moving to New York City in 2013.  Yuko is a multi-dimensional artist and creator.  She uses art and storytelling to create community, while reminding people they are not alone.  Yuko is the Founder and Artistic Director of the "I AM" Series Global, which showcases artists' talent within themes focusing on claiming one's various, complex identities and belonging.  Through her work as a photographer, she has appeared in Forbes and TIME magazines, among other media outlets.  Yuko Kudo was a finalist for the Roger Sturtevant Musical Theatre Award for the Actor's Equity Association. Her latest work includes a self produced musical SOLO show entitled, "Good Bye... Love", focusing on diversity, mental wellness and women's empowerment.  Also, she has been facilitating the creation of collaborative educational spaces focuses on the intersection of art and activism.


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What's New

Poupelle of Chimney Town


Coming to OFF-BROADWAY this Fall 2020

"Poupelle of Chimney Town ; Musical" is based on Bestselling Japanese Picture book. 

Book by Akihiro Nishino
Music by Ko Tanaka
English Script Adaptation and Lyrics by Jessica Wu

Translation by Yuko Kudo

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Artists & Creatives

Fridays at 12pm EDT

Featured on

"Quarantined Cafe"

with Rafael Moreno

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Featured on Podcast "Conversations that Don't Suck" with Kyla Sokoll-Ward




- Speaking 

- Moderating

- Collaboration

​- Events Partnership

- Brand Partnership

- Performance 

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