Haruka Kuroda

Represented by Gary O'Sullivan and Sarah Hanna

Intimacy Coordinator

Intimacy and fight director Haruka Kuroda is a British Academy of Dramatic Combat certified instructor and has fight directed and taught in various theatres, drama schools and workshops in the UK and Europe. In 2020, Haruka completed the Intimacy Coordination Mentoring Scheme for under-represented groups organised by renowned IC Yarit Dor.
Haruka most recently worked as the Intimacy and Fight Director on Underdog: The Other Brontë at the National, The Crucible at Sheffield Theatres and Ghosts at The Globe. Other recent Intimacy and Fight work includes the critically acclaimed Untitled/F**k M*ss S**gon Play at the Royal Exchange Theatre and Young Vic, Sheffield Theatre’s Miss Saigon and La Traviata for English National Opera. Haruka also recently worked as as an Intimacy Director on Hope Mill Theatre’s To Wong Foo the Musical. Haruka’s previous credits also include: Titus Andronicus (The Globe), Starcrossed (Wilton’s Music Hall), The Woods (Southwark Playhouse) and All My Sons (Queens Theatre Hornchurch).
Fight directing credits include: Romeo and Juliet (New Wolsey Theatre), The Red Lion (New Wolsey Theatre), Comedy of Errors (Mercury Theatre), Love Letters The Musical and Neville’s Island (both for Queens Theatre Hornchurch), The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson (Park Theatre), Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet (Guildford Shakespeare Company), Pink Sari Revolution (Curve Theatre), Kayne the First (High Tide Festival), Beyond the Fence A New Musical (Arts Theatre West End), The Three Musketeers and Ali Baba and Forty Thieves (both for Illyria), Harajuku Girls (Finborough Theatre), Yeh Shen and Last Days of the Limehouse (both for Yellow Earth Theatre), Incognito (Gate Theatre) Robin Hood, Treasure Island and Peter Pan (all for Simply Theatre, Geneva) Knock Yourself Out (Courtyard Theatre), Sound of a Voice (Arcola Tent), Robin Hood (North Devon Theatre), TOAD (Southwark Playhouse), Running the Silk Road (Barbican/Yellow Earth Theatre), The Ladies Cage (Finborough theatre) and King Arthur (Orange Tree).
Intimacy Coordinating (TV & Film) credits include: Beyond Repair (Jeva Films); Strike – The Ink Black Heart (BBC); Buried (ITV); Protection (ITV) The Lessons (Southwark Playhouse), Rivals (Amazon Prime), Such Brave GirlsLife After Life, Superhoe, Sherwood, Strike: Troubled Blood and Silent Witnes (all for BBC), Culprits (Disney+), Real Friends (Sky) and History of a Pleasure Seeker (Hulu).