Wan Zhao is a theater director, playwright, choreographer, actress, visual artist, and producer. Zhao is the Founder and Artistic Director of Dolce Vita Productions and Artistic Director of Beijing Art Ladder, and has previously worked at Lincoln Center, Apollo Theater, the Public Theater, and Yangtze Theatre Repertory, among others in New York. She was the first Chinese citizen to graduate from the Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Purchase College with a degree in Theater and Performance and a concentration in Directing. She has studied and worked with directors and producers Ping Ching, Otis Sallid, Chen Shi-Zheng, Barbara Hauptman, Tisa Chang, Lenora Champagne, Rachel Dickstein, Dyane Harvey-Salaam, David Bassuk, Charles Tuthill, Lenora Lee, Meng jinghui and Wang Xiaoying, in both China and the United States. Zhao's first off-off-Broadway, GEN, was collected by the Museum of Chinese in America in New York. Zhao was nominated for the Jadin Wong Award for Emerging Asian American Dancers in 2014.
Dolce Vita Productions
Beijing Art Ladder
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