Eugenie Chan

Adjunct Instructor, Theater

Instructor • Part-Time Faculty

(415) 422-5255

Biography

Eugenie Chan is a 5th generation San Franciscan and playwright. Theaters that have produced or developed her award-winning plays include Cutting Ball, Houston Grand Opera: HGOco, Magic Theatre, The Public, Playwrights Horizons, Ma-Yi, Crowded Fire, Thick Description, Northwest Asian American Theatre, Group Theatre, East West Players, Centenary Stage, and Perishable Theatre. Eugenie has received commissions from the Houston Grand Opera, Cutting Ball (3 plays), the San Francisco Arts Commission, Magic/Sloan Science Initiative, and the San Francisco Foundation. She has also written political satire for the San Francisco Mime Troupe and screenplays which have been semifinalists for Nicholl and Cinestory Fellowships. Eugenie is artistic director of Eugenie Chan Theater Projects, an alumna resident of New Dramatists, the Playwrights Foundation, Playwright Emerita at Cutting Ball, and on the Advisory Board of Kearny Street Workshop, the oldest Asian Pacific American multidisciplinary arts organization in the United States.

Experience
Cutting Ball playwright
Houston Grand Opera: HGOco playwright
Magic Theatre playwright
The Public playwright
Playwrights Horizons playwright
Ma-Yi playwright
Crowded Fire playwright
Thick Description playwright
Northwest Asian American Theatre playwright
Group Theatre playwright
East West Players playwright
Centenary Stage playwright
Perishable Theatre playwright
Expertise
Playwriting
Awards & Distinctions

Commissions from the Houston Grand Opera, Cutting Ball (3 plays), the San Francisco Arts Commission, StoryWorks/ Center for Investigative Reporting, Magic/Sloan Science Initiative, and the San Francisco Foundation

Mixed Blood vs. America Award

Bay Guardian Best of 2008 List

Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship, Semifinalist