From: San Francisco, California. LA Opera: On Gold Mountain (2022, debut).
Select directing credits include Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Min Kahng at South Coast Rep, Hannah and the Dread Gazebo by Jiehae Park at the Fountain Theatre, Vietgone by Qui Nguyen (LA Drama Critic’s Circle award for Direction), Death and Cockroaches by Eric Reyes Loo for Chalk Rep, Animals Out of Paper by Rajiv Joseph at East West Players (LA Times Critic’s Pick), Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them for Artists at Play (GLAAD Media Award, Stage Scene LA Award Best Director, Ovation Award Nominated) and Our American Story and Residence Elsewhere (commissioned for the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066) at the Japanese American National Museum.
She loves developing new plays and has done so with Ashland New Plays Festival, Center Theatre Group, Boston Court, The Geffen Playhouse, the Chance Theatre, Echo Theatre Company, Circle X Theatre Company, EST-LA, Playwrights Arena, Chalk Rep, and East West Players. (COVID affected projects included The Time of Your Life by William Saroyan at Antaeus Theatre Company). Other: 2020 APAFT Award Outstanding Direction, Alumnus Directors Lab West, Drama League NY Fellowship. She is currently on faculty as Head of Undergraduate Acting at UCSD’s Department of Theatre and Dance. She is a proud member of the Stage Directors and Choreographer’s Society (SDC), Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA), and Actor’s Equity Association (AEA). BFA NYU, MFA UCSD.
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