Akira is an international student from Japan majoring in Musical Theatre and has just completed her second year at the University of Nebraska, Kearney. Akira has enjoyed being part of several UNK theatre productions including the 2014 dance concert, It’s Essential: Tradition Re-Envisioned and the student directed one act, We Must Kill Toni. She performed with Kearney Community Theatre in Hello, Dolly and 9 to 5, and choreographed their production of She Loves Me. Most recently, she was a featured dancer in UNK’s production, The Lady from the Sea. Her dream to be a member of Crane River is coming true. Akira truly loves performing for an audience and hopes everyone enjoys the summer shows.