Peter Kuo Named Associate Conservatory Director at SF’s ACT

Peter J. Kuo ACT

Peter Kuo Now Associate Conservatory Director at San Francisco’s ACT

BroadwayWorld reports that San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon announced the appointment of three new employees to fill key positions within the Artistic and Conservatory departments at San Francisco’s premier nonprofit theater organization-Joy Meads as Director of Dramaturgy and New Works; Peter J. Kuo as Associate Conservatory Director; andDanyon Davis as Head of Movement.

Peter J. Kuo is a director, producer, writer, and educator focused on raising the visibility of marginalized communities. He is currently in the Directing Corps at Williamstown Theatre Festival where he is assistant director to Rachel Chavkin on the new musical Lempicka. He just finished a First Stage Residency at The Drama League and was recently named one of TCG’s Rising Leaders of Color. Recently, Kuo was the social justice programs coordinator at The New School, where he founded the NSD: Affinity Groups program and was involved with several equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives. He taught the class Acting Beyond Marginalization at HB Studio, and has directed students in productions at The Atlantic Acting School and Redhouse Art Center. He previously worked as an art administrator at South Coast Repertory, East West Players, Soho Repertory Theatre, and LA Stage Alliance. He is the co-founder of Artists at Play, a Los Angeles Asian American Theatre Collective. As a director and assistant director, he has worked at The Play Company, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, East West Players, South Coast Repertory, Geffen Playhouse, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Leviathan Lab, Ma-Yi Theater Company, and Pan Asian Repertory, among others…

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