SANGO TAJIMA is an Oakland-based artist who grew up internationally in the U.S, Japan, Tanzania, Trinidad & Tobago, and Thailand. She is a collaborator of The Bonfire Makers, co-founder of a new producing ensemble Dirty Hands, and Associate Artist of Ragged Wing Ensemble. After receiving a B.F.A in Acting from the University of Michigan, she moved to the Bay to serve as the Artistic Direction Apprentice at Magic Theatre. There she assistant directed shows under Loretta Greco, Meredith McDonough, and Jon Tracy. As an actor she’s worked on various productions with Campo Santo, Cutting Ball Theater, Impact Theatre, Ragged Wing Ensemble, Bay Area Children's Theatre, and New Conservatory Theatre Center. Recent roles include Rosaura in Cutting Ball Theater’s Life is a Dream, Philipa in Impact Theatre’s Year of the Rooster, and Becky Lou in Campo Santo/ACT’s Holy Crime: Rock N Roll and Sam Shepard.