JOYCE S. LIM from Malaysia, was introduced to noh in 2004 while on an Asian Public Intellectuals Fellowship to Japan.  She studied kotsuzumi and otsuzumi with the late Kama Mitsuo; taiko with Sakurai Hitoshi; and shimai and utai with Richard Emmert and Oshima Kinue. Since 2009, she has played the kotsuzumi for the full noh plays of Funa Benkei, Atsumori, Hagoromo, Sumida River, Crazy Jane and Zahdi Dates and Poppies. In 2014, she performed the shite role in Hagoromo as part of Noh Training Project’s 20th Anniversary.