Myung Hee Cho
Professor of Stage Design; Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion; head of the graduate design program
Cho has designed many world premieres including the musical Stuck Elevator at American Conservatory Theater; the Off-Broadway production and North American national tour of WIT; The Public Theater production and North American national tour of Lackawanna Blues; Black Odyssey at Denver Center Theater; Emotional Creature by Eve Ensler at The Linney Theatre in New York, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and The Market Theatre, Johannesburg; Extraordinary Chambers at Geffen Playhouse; 36 Views at the Berkeley Repertory Theater and The Public; Awaking for Singapore Theatre Festival; The National Broadway Company, TheaterWorks, Singapore; Yellow Face for Mark Taper Forum and The Public Theater; System Wonderland and The Piano Teacher at South Coast Repertory; Citizen 13559 at the Kennedy Center; The Golden Mickeys for Disney Creative Entertainment/Hong Kong; Open Window for Pasadena Playhouse and Deaf West Theatre; and Flight and Distant Shore at Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre.
Other selected credits include Miss Julie at Geffen Playhouse; The Magic Flute at the Canadian Opera Company; The Good Person of Szechuan at the Landestheater Linz, in Linz, Austria; and Le nozze di Figaro at the Chicago Opera Theater.
She served as the art director for VDAY: A Global Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls, 2000-04. She designed all print media and benefit productions for The Vagina Monologues at Madison Square Garden, Apollo Theatre, Wiltern Theatre and Masonic Center.
In 1996, Cho received a Princess Grace Award and was an artist-in-residence at The Public Theater/NYSF. She is a graduate of Cooper Union and Yale School of Drama.
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