AN-HUEI TSAO is a theatrical lighting designer, received her Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale School of Drama in 1998. Afterwards she returned to Taiwan and worked on theatrical lighting design for performing arts. She has accumulated nearly one hundred works for drama, dance, traditional opera and concerts. Her works also represented Taiwan and herself in International Exhibition of Scenography and Theatre Architecture Prague Quadrennial (PQ) and World Stage Design (WSD). She is an active designer in both Taiwan and China.



HONORS AND AWARDS

05161973 SZYMBORSKA was selected into the exhibition of WSD 2013, Cardiff, UK
LITTLE TOWN OF TANSHUI was selected into the exhibition of WSD 2009, Soul, Korea
IRMA LA DOUCE was selected into the exhibition of WSD 2009, Soul, Korea
THE CHERRY ORCHARD was selected into the exhibition of WSD 2005, Toronto, Canada
Full Scholarship of Study Abroad, Ministry of Education of Taiwan,
1994



OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

Curators of Taiwan Student Section for PQ 2011, Prague Czech, 2011
Venue Designer of Premiere of Tsai Ming Liang’s film WHAT TIME IS IT THERE, Taipei, 2002



EDUCATION

MFA, School of Drama of Yale University, USA, 1998
BFA, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taiwan ,1992



TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2000-now
1998-2000
1998-1999

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Theatrical Design & Technology, Taipei National University of the Arts
Adjunction Lecturer, Dept. of Theatrical Design & Technology, Taipei National University of the Arts
Adjunction Lecturer, Graduate School of Drama, National Taiwan University
 
LIGHTING DESIGN WORKS
(Short List)

THE MASTER BUILDER, Taipei National University of the Arts, directed by Jian-ye Huang, Taipei, 2013
AT HOME AT THE ZOO, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Chi-ming Liang, Taipei, 2013
NAMED LEAR, Da Da Troupe, directed by Ai-ling Liou, Taipei, 2012
PREPARADISE SORRY NOW, Taipei National University of the Arts, directed by Franck Dimech, Taipei, 2012
THE GOODBYE GIRL, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Chi-ming Liang, Taipei, 2012
SYLVIA, Taipei Story Theatre Company, directed by Cheng-chu Shan, Taipei, 2012
NIGHT WALKER, Graduate Institute of Performing Arts, directed by Chi-ming Liang, Taipei, 2012
FUGUE INFERNO, Taipei National University of the Arts, directed by Huei-wen Chen, Taipei, 2012
THE FIRST INTIMATE CONTACT, Taiwan Drama Performance Company, directed by Zong-si Li, Kaohsiung, 2012
BLITHE SPIRIT, Greenray Theatre Company, directed by Yu-hui Fu, Taipei, 2011
STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Taipei Story Theatre Company, directed by Yu-ting Hsu, Taipei, 2011
MET MILAREPA, Kagyu Ubiquitous Self Buddhist Centre, directed by Heng-chi Kuo, Taipei, 2011
I SAW –Jeff Chang 2011 World Tour Concert, Chenxing Artist Agency Company, directed by Heng-chi Kuo, Beijing China, 2011
TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Daniel S. P. Yang, Taipei and China Tour, 2011
I SAW – Jeff Chang 2011 World Tour Concert, Chenxing Artist Agency Company, directed by Heng-chi Kuo, Shanghai China, 2010
LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Chi-ming Liang, Taipei, 2010
MAHABHARATA, Taipei National University of the Arts, directed by Wei-hua Jiang, Taipei, 2010
UNION OF FORM & EMPTINESS, Kagyu Ubiquitous Self Buddhist Centre, directed by Heng-chi Kuo, Taipei, 2010
IRMA LA DOUCE, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Chi-ming Liang, Taipei, 2010
KALPA, Taipei National University of the Arts, directed by Ru-ping Lin, Taipei, 2010
THE 39 STEPS, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Daniel S. P. Yang, Taipei, 2009
SYLVIA, Taipei Story Theatre Company, directed by Cheng-chu Shan, Majestic Theatre, Shanghai and China Tour, 2009
FOOLS, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Chi-ming Liang, Taipei, 2009
05161973 SZYMBORSKA, Taipei National University of the Arts, directed by Chia-ming Wang, Taipei, 2009
BUTTERFLY LOVERS-Huangmei Opera, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Chi-ming Liang, Taipei, 2009
THE MOONLIGHT PAVILION-Henan Opera, Taiwan BangZi Opera Company, directed by Chi Mei Wang , Taipei, 2008
OTHELLO, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Chi-ming Liang, Kaohsiung, 2008
WONDERFUL WORLD-Musical, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Chi-ming Liang, Taipei, 2008
THANKS FOR THE MUSIC-Musical, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Chi-ming Liang, Taipei, 2007
MADAME WHITE SNAKE-Beijing Opera, Peking Opera Troupe of NTCPA, directed by Bin Shen, Taipei, 2007
OF MICE AND MEN, Greenray Theatre Company, directed by Yi-cheng Ke, Taipei, 2007
COMMUNICATING DOORS, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Chi-ming Liang, Taipei, 2007
THE SONG IS YOUNG, International New Aspect Cultural and Educational Foundation, directed by Jian-ye Huang, Taipei, 2007
MENG JIAN NU-Kun Opera, Peking Opera Troupe in NTCPA, directed by Bin Shen, Taipei, 2007
IRMA LA DOUCE, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Chi-ming Liang, Taipei, 2007
THE WINTER SEASON PERFORMANCES IN 2006, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taipei, 2006
THE MERCHANTOF VENICE, Taipei National University of the Arts, Directed by Ting-ni Ma, Taipei, 2006
THE APARTMENT, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Chi-Ming Liang, Taipei, 2006
LITTLE TOWN OF TANSHUI, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Chi-Ming Liang, Taipei, 2006
WHO IS THE SANTA CLAUS, If Kids Theatre Company, directed by Tzu-Chiang Chao, Taipei, 2005
THE SUMMER SEASON PERFORMANCES IN 2005, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taipei, 2005
ALL ABOUT LOVE, Cloud Gate 2 Dance Theatre, choreographed by Lo Man-Fei, Yi-Lan, 2005
THE INCREASED DIFFICULTY OF CONCENTRATION,Taipei National University of the Arts, directed by Jimmy Chen, Taipei, 2004
THE LEGEND OF THE ISLAND, Lan Yang Dancers, choreographed by Hsiu-ching Yu, Yi-Lan, 2004
THE SNOW WHITE YOU’VE NEVER KNOW, If Kids Theatre Company, directed by Tzu-Chiang Chao, Taipei, 2004
LEE SHIHMIN AND WEI JENG-Beijing Opera, National Guo Guang Opera Company, directed by Hsiao-ping Li, Taipei 2004
THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Taipei National University of the Arts, directed by Jian-Ye Huang, Taipei, 2004
THE ROOM 118, Taipei City Story Theatre Company, directed by Jimmy Chen, Taipei, 2003
THE NUTCRACKER, Taipei National University of the Arts, choreographed by Xia-xiong Zhang, Taipei, 2003
THE NICOLAS’ STORY, Taipei National University of the Arts, directed by Kun-Liang Chiu, China Tour, 2002
CITY LIGHT, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Chi-Ming Liang, Taipei, 2002
DANGEROUS LIAISONS, Taipei National University of the Arts, directed by Ru-Ping Lin, Taipei, 2002
THE PEOPLE LISTEN FLOWER, Lan Yang Dancers, choreographed by Yu-chien Huang, Yi-Lan, 2002
SCRABBLE, Ku and Dancers, choreographed by Ming-shen Ku / Bill Young, Taipei, 2001
AMADEUS, Godot Theatre Company, directed by Wei-guo Jiang, Taipei, 2001
THE STORY OF MARGUERITE YOURCENAR, Taiwan and Canada Summer Dance Festival, choreographed by Lo Man-Fei, Taipei, 2001
THE NICOLAS’ STORY, Taipei National University of the Arts, directed by Kun-Liang Chiu, Taipei, 2001
THE WINTER SEASON PERFORMANCES IN 2000, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taipei, 2000
MISS X, Taipei National University of the Arts, directed by Wei- Guo Jiang, Taipei, 2000
THE WILD BLUE, Taiwan Actors Troupe, directed by Jimmy Chen, Taipei, 2000
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, The One Theatre Company, directed by Po-Sen Wang, Taipei, 2000
THE SPRING SEASON PERFORMANCES IN 2000, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taipei, 2000
CRIMES OF THE HAERT, Taiwan Actors Troupe, directed by Jimmy Chen, Taipei, 1999
MENAGE A 13, Performance Workshop Theatre, directed by Stan Lai, Taipei, 1999
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Taipei National University of the Arts, directed by Ting-ni Ma, Taipei, 1999
STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Taipei Story Theatre Company, directed by Jimmy Chen, Taipei, 1998