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Selected Resumé Credits

AWARDS

Obie Award for Direction, 2016 / For production of Clare Barron's I'll Never Love Again (a chamber piece) at the Bushwick Starr

Sontag Translation Prize in Chinese / Honorable mention for translation of Facing President Chiang

Arts Envoy Grant / U.S. State Department Grant for cross-cultural performance company Gung Ho Projects

DIRECTING

Clinton Hill by Tony Meneses (reading)                                                  Soho Rep W/D Lab

Eat and You Belong to Us (reading) by MJ Kaufman                              Lark Studio Retreat

I’ll Never Love Again by Clare Barron                                                    Bushwick Starr 

How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel (in Mandarin)                            DTWT (Beijing)

The Subtle Body by Megan Campisi                                                      59E59 Theaters

Eugenics for Fun by Anna Moench                                                        EST/Youngblood

Love in a Time of Manic Depression by Riti Sachdeva (reading)           The Civilians R&D

Evening’s Empire by Leah Franqui (reading)                                          NYU Tisch 

Lost Tribe by Alex Borinsky                                                                    Target Margin 

Treats, devised movement piece                                                           Bowery Arts+Science 

Down To The Earth, documentary theater                                             Tulou Project, China

North Bank Suzhou Creek by W. Sun (co-director Lee Breuer)             Shanghai Int’l Arts

FELLOWSHIPS & PROGRAMS

Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab 2015/2016

Asian Cultural Council Grant with the Drama League

U.S. State Department Arts Envoy Grant

Drama League Directing Project Fall Fellow, fall 2014

LMCC Pier 42 Residency, Core Artist

SDCF Kurt Weill Fellowship

TCG Global Connections Grant

Lincoln Center Directors Lab

The Civilians R&D Group

Playwrights Horizons Directing Residency

American Theater Company Directing Fellow

China Fulbright Fellowship

ASSISTANT DIRECTING

Judy by Max Posner                                   Ken Rus Schmoll                 P73 Productions

A Particle of Dread by Sam Shepard         Nancy Meckler                    Signature Theatre

Cinderella                                                  Mark Brokaw                       First National Tour

Far from Heaven                                        Michael Greif                       Playwrights Horizons

The Flick by Annie Baker                           Sam Gold                            Playwrights Horizons

columbinus by S. Karam/PJ Paparelli         PJ Paparelli                         ATC, Chicago

The Whale by Sam Hunter                         Davis McCallum                  Playwrights Horizons

Light Years                                                 Stan Lai                               Taiwan Nat'l Theater

EDUCATION

Shanghai Theatre Academy, Shanghai, China (M.A. 2012 in Performance Studies) 

Yale University, New Haven, CT (B.A. 2010, Cum Laude).  Cumulative GPA 3.81

    Double Major in Theater Studies and East Asian Studies    

Mandarin Chinese: fluent; Spanish: intermediate level

WRITING AND PUBLICATIONS

A Beijing Opera Training Manual, Published by the Shanghai Theatre Academy, July 2014 

“Spiritual Farming," TDR Journal, Spring 2014

Reports from the Field: Two Approaches to The Threepenny Opera, Kurt Weill Newsletter, Spring 2014

In Search of the “Pithy Formula”: Sharing the Secrets of Jingju, Shanghai Theatre Academy Masters Thesis