Japanese Arts Network
Courtney Ozaki, Founder & Creative Producer
Akemi Tsutsui-Kunitake, Cultural Consultant
The Japanese Arts Network (JA-NE) is a national resource
for artistic collaboration and connection. They provide access to resources and develop programs and platforms that support and strengthen visibility for Japanese Artists in America who create with ‘cultural intention’ and are vital to society. Courtney is the Lead Producer and primary Writer/Artistic Director of ZOTTO, and she is also an independent creative producer outside of JA-NE, working with interdisciplinary and experiential programs and productions.
Leah Podzimek, Owner & Creative Producer
Founded in 2019 by performer & creative producer Leah Podzimek, Luster is a creative consultancy focused on developing musical stories and immersive theater experiences. Leah is a co-producer of ZOTTO, serving as Director of Flow & Fundraising.
Buba Basishvili & Meghan Frank
Founded in 2017, Artibus creates new performances, adaptations, and collaborative community projects for adults and children. Their dream is to conjure up a hub in Denver for intimate, original performance that explores important social themes through humor and storytelling. Buba & Meghan are co-producers of ZOTTO, focused on the devisement of the performance & so much more.
Amber Blais, Founder & Creative Producer
Starry Night Productions is an immersive theatrical production company with an emphasis on interactive circus.