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Eiko Yamamoto

Based in San Francisco • CA

She/They • Member Since 2023

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My Story

Eiko Yamamoto (she/they) is an issei/ ilchom ose, Japanese-Korean-American multi-hyphenate professional artist. She hails from Tokyo, Seoul, Honolulu and is planted in the San Francisco Bay area. Eiko recently closed a sold out run of CLUE at San Francisco Playhouse, where they previously appeared in FOLLIES. They also appeared as Jack's mother in INTO THE WOODS at Mountain play. She originated the role of Pacifica in the world premiere of SLEEPING BEAUTY, Panto at the Presidio Theatre and appeared as M’Lynn Eatenton in STEEL MAGNOLIAS at SierraRep. Next, they will perform in Cymbeline at the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival. Eiko is their family’s first college graduate with degrees from UCLA and the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA and EMC of Actors’ Equity Association.

Sexual Orientation
iSexual orientation describes a person's enduring physical, romantic, and/or emotional attraction to another person.


Gender Identity
iOne’s internal, deeply held sense of gender. Some people identify completely with the gender they were assigned at birth (usually male or female), while others may identify with only a part of that gender, or not at all. Some people identify with another gender entirely. Unlike gender expression, gender identity is not visible to others.


iRacial identity is the qualitative meaning one ascribes to one’s racial group, whereas ethnic identity is a concept that refers to one’s sense of self as a member of an ethnic group. At their core, both constructs reflect an individual’s sense of self as a member of a group; however, racial identity integrates the impact of race and related factors, while ethnic identity is focused on ethnic and cultural factors. We celebrate our Keys’ intersectionality and understand that creating one’s racial/ethnic identity is a fluid and nonlinear process that varies for every person. Many folks will identify with more than one background while others will identify with a single group more broadly.

Asian American, Japanese American, Korean American


Actor, Singer, Mover

Vocal Range

Soprano, Mezzo

Dance Experience

Advanced Swing, Musical Theatre, Intermediate Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballroom, Tango, Beginning Tap and Ballet

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