Yao Chen is a costume designer with international design credits in the United States, China and Costa Rica. She is holding BA of fashion design and MA in costume history in Dong Hua University, Shanghai, China, and a MFA of theatre design in the University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A. She is currently teaching in the University of South Florida.
Her recent productions includes Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2016) in Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, The Merry Wives of Windsor (2015) for the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, I am Tai Ping Goat (2015), a children’s production at Dong Gong theatre, Long Fu theatre in Beijing, China; Amadeus (2014) at the Theatre Espressivo, San Jose, Costa Rica; and Skippy Jon Jones (2016), Diary of a Worm, a Spider and a Fly (2015) at Orlando Repertory Theatre. Coming productions include Little Princess (2017) at Seattle Children's Theatre, Antony and Cleopatra (2017) at Orlando Shakespeare Theatre and Nancy Drew and Her Biggest Box (2017) at Orlando Repertory Theatre, also The Musical Man (2017) at Berkshire Theatre Group, Little Prince at Seattle Children's Theatre (2018).
Awards: outstanding costume design from the Austin Critics Table Awards for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2012), and a nomination for the same award for the costume design in The Scarlet Letter (2013).
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