Dione Kuraoka
Dione is an actor, comedian and voice actor in Los Angeles, CA. She received her BFA in Dramatic Performance from CCM (University of Cincinnati) where she honed her craft. Dione was also a performer in the 2016 CBS Diversity Showcase. Recently, she's been seen in Alive In Denver, Adam Ruins Everything, General Hospital, Switch At Birth, Goliath, & Babysplitters.  She is also the voice of 'Rhumbler' in the quirky children's series, MUTASIA.

For 6 years Dione performed with the all-female, all-funny comedy troupe, Duchess Riot. Duchess Riot performed at Comedy Central Stage at the Hudson, iO West, M.I.'s Westside Comedy Theatre, Bang!, Avery Schreiber Theatre, the Whitmore-Lindley, Fanatic Salon, UCB Sunset, Hollywood Fringe Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest and more. They were voted "Best Theatre Group" on LA Hotlist for 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014!

Dione also performed with Side Effects Comedy.  The Side Effects delighted packed audiences at the ACME Comedy Theatre (Hollywood) from 2011-2014 in the Variety Show, Scotty & Friends.  In 2015, the ACME NOHO was their home for their long-form improv shows and in 2016 they performed quarterly at the ACME Comedy Theatre (Hollywood) with their variety show extravaganza, The Side Effects Variety Show!

From 2017-2018 she performed on the iO West Mainstage in the long form improv show, Bad Date.

Her current UCB Maude team is The Audacity. Previously, she performed with Sugar, Mr. Bird & Jimmy Buick.
Dione also performs sketch with Asian AF and Golden Hour,  and once a month she performs long form improv (at the Acme NOHO) with her group, Duncan Noise.