Monday, June 2, 2008


Kawabata River
Kyoto, Japan
October 2008
Photo by Hajime Okashi

Beta Level
Los Angeles, USA
November, 2007
Photo by Harold Abramowitz

Hebbel Um Uffer
Berlin, Germany
March 2007
Photo by Alex Forge

Essenzial Mente Ritmo
Glas Haus
Berlin, Germany
January, 2007
Collaboration with Silvia Franci
Photo by Matthais Von Hof

Heartbeating: Kamikaze Down.
Various location such as Performance 122 and Dixon Place
New York, USA
2004 and 2005
Photo by David Wooten

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Solo Performance

Herstory. A comedic piece about my Japanese-American heritage.
2003 New York University New York
2004 Pan Asian Repertory New York

Heartbeating: Kamikaze Down. An evening-long multidisciplinary performance piece inspired by my travels in India and my grandmother’s experiences in World War II Japan.
Full evening and excerpts performed at the following:
2004 New York University New York
2004 Performance Space 122 New York
2004 Pan Asian Repertory New York
2005 Dance Theater Workshop New York
Judson Church “About Town” dance series
2005 Dixon Place New York
2006 Brooklyn Arts Exchange New York
2006 Bread and Puppet Theater Vermont

Children. A multimedia performance piece exploring childhood, motherhood and teaching.
2006 Fields Arts Space New York
2006 Eagle Rock Cultural Center Los Angeles

Neurosis. Short structured improvisations performed almost weekly about young modern women’s experience with neurosis and transcendence.
2007 Barbie Dienoffs, Kreuzberg, Ballhous Ost and other various clubs and bars in Berlin, Germany.
2007 Dresden Dance Festival Germany

The Odyssey. A multimedia performance piece based on my travels and Homer’s Odyssey.
2006 Studio Buehne Berlin
2007 Hebbel Am Uffer at Hau 2 Berlin

Flight. A performance piece about a flight attendants rants and transcendence.
2007 Act Art London Festival London
2007 Diavolo Performance Center Los Angeles

Tales of Love and Woe. A performance piece layered with live music about various woman characters dealing with love, work and spiritual longing.
2008 Diavolo Performance Center Los Angeles

My Home the Library. A performance dance piece about a librarian’s love for books.
2008 Anatomy Riots Los Angeles
2008 Sushi Art San Diego

Fish dreams and other tales. A piece about a magical sushi restaurant.
2008 Nashi no Katashi Gallery Kyoto, Japan

Rain. A dance/music piece in collaboration with accordion player, ryotaro about rain, longing and love.
2008 Yaso Kyoto, Japan
2008 Urban Guild Kyoto, Japan


Mitsu Salmon

2001- 2005
New York University | Tisch School of the Arts | The Experimental Theater Wing
Acting, voice, movement, dance and self-scripting
Photography, painting, video and conceptual art

Naropa University | Sikkim, India
Anthropology, Buddhism and Nepali language

Experimental Theater Wing through NYU | Amsterdam, Holland
Theater composition, scene study, dance, autobiographical performance, and voice

Master classes in dance and performance with Peggy Pettitt, Raina VanWaldenberg, Ernst Abuba and Yumiko Yoshioka.

University of California, Los Angeles Extensions | Video Art and Performance with Micol Hebron

Reviews, teaching, ect..

"Telling stories with movement and music — in surprising new ways"
-Los Angeles Weekly

Los Angeles Weekly Pick of the Week (Click on for link)
January 9th, 2008

Awards and Grants
2001-2005 | Tisch Scholarship | New York University
2005 | Graduated with Honors | New York University
2002 | Los Angeles Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Grant

Artist and Residency

2006 Artist Residency through the Field at Earthdance | Massachusetts

Led acting workshops in group improvisations, composition and physical theater
2005-2006 | Shambhala Buddhist Center | New York
2005 | Women Thursday Night Collective | New York
2005 | Karme Choling Meditation Center | Vermont
2007 | Dartington University through the Solvents | Totnes, England

2006 | Creative Arts Team | New York
Actor teacher for elementary children
2008 | Assistant Language Teacher | Kyoto Japan
English as a second language teacher for Elementary and Junior High students