Desdemona Chiang


People’s Light debut. Theatre includes: Snow White, The Journal of Ben Uchida (Seattle Children’s Theatre); White Pearl (Studio Theatre); Vietgone (Alley Theatre); M Butterfly (South Coast Repertory); The Great Leap (Guthrie Theater); Caught (Intiman Theatre); The Winter’s Tale (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Pride and Prejudice (Pittsburgh Public Theater); King of the Yees (ACT Theatre, Baltimore Center Stage); As You Like It (California Shakespeare Theater); Constellations (Seattle Rep); The Crucible (PlayMakers Repertory Company), and Smart People (Long Wharf Theatre), among others. Upcoming: Macbeth (Seattle Shakespeare Company), Eastbound (Adirondack Theatre Festival), The Winter’s Tale (Seattle Repertory Theatre Public Works) and Shrek the Musical (5th Avenue Theatre). Awards: Princess Grace Award, the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise, Gregory Award for Outstanding Direction, SDC Sir John Gielgud Fellowship, and Drama League Fellowship. Co-founder, Azeotrope. Adjunct faculty, Cornish College of the Arts. Training: BA, UC Berkeley. MFA Directing, University of Washington. Website: