Hi! Haruka is a recent graduate from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, with BFA Theatre Design and Production, Sound Design.

While she grew up in Japan, seeing a Broadway tour in Tokyo motivated her to study and pursue a career in the U.S.

During the summer following her sophomore year, she designed Cinderella, a world premiere musical at Hope Summer Repertory Theatre as part of its Emerging Artist Initiative program.