Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre and Performance
As an actor, Michi has appeared in roles off-Broadway (including BAM, EST, MCC, NYSF/Public, Play Co, Signature, Vineyard and the Women’s Project) and regionally (including Arena Stage, ATL, ART, Berkeley Rep, Hartford Stage, Intiman, La Jolla, Seattle Rep, and Williamstown). Her dance-theatre piece, Rescue Me, was produced by Ma-Yi in 2010 and her musical, Peer Gynt and The Norwegian Hapa Band, premiered in 2107 at the ART/NY Theatre. Recently, Michi co-wrote the short film Sophocles in Staten Island with Sung Rno, directed by Jack Tamburri and produced by Ma-Yi Studio. Michi holds degrees from Stanford University (AB), NYU (MFA, Grad Acting) and Columbia University (PhD, Theatre/English & Comparative Literature). She has taught at Columbia University, NYU and MIT.