Ray Yamanouchi
Core Writer
Astoria, NY
Biography

Ray Yamanouchi is a Flushing born, Long Island raised, and Astoria based playwright. He received a BA in film and theatre from CUNY Hunter College. His plays include Tha Chink-Mart (PlayPenn 2018), Impact (Semi-finalist, National Playwrights Conference 2017), and The American Tradition (New Light New Voices Award 2018). He has developed work with WT Theatre, Leviathan Lab, The Blank Theatre, Rising Circle Theater Collective, Mission to (dit)Mars (Propulsion Lab), Ars Nova (Play Group), and Playwrights’ Center (Core Writer). He is a commissioned playwright with Ars Nova and the co-creator of RE:, a NYC theatre talk show (www.retheatre.nyc).