Kai Hsiang Tu is a director of theatre and film based in New York City. Kai has developed work with companies and institutions in New York and internationally, including the Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York Stage & Film, The Brick, Dixon Place, Naked Angels, Gowanus Art+Production, Wide Eyed Productions, The New School for Drama, National Theatre (Taiwan), the Tainaner Ensemble (Taiwan), National Taiwan University and the TNT Theatre (Beijing, China). Recent directing credits include Myth Keeper: A True Story by Katharine Scarborough (The Brick), CLIFF by Ryan Feyk (FringeNYC), History of A Marriage by Jason Kim (Naked Angels) and Butter and Garlic by Eric March (EST/Youngblood, NYC). 

Kai has worked with The New School for Drama as a guest director and teaching artist, where he directed the production of Blue Window by Craig Lucas (New Visions 2013), and has worked with the BFA students in the program's New Work Festival. Kai received his MFA in Directing from The New School for Drama, where he is a Doug Hughes Directing Fellow. Kai is a recipient of the New York Stage & Film Epstein Directing Fellowship, and a 2014 resident artist at SPACE on Ryder Farm. 


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