Bio

Desdemona Chiang is a stage director based in Seattle and the San Francisco Bay Area. Co-Founder of Azeotrope (Seattle).

Bill Rauch Announces OSF’s 2016 Season

“I am particularly excited about THE WINTER’S TALE in the Allen Elizabethan Theatre, seen through an Asian and Asian-American cultural lens.”

The International Examiner: Desdemona Chiang brings the bard’s truths to today’s stage

Survival was tough in Shakespeare’s day, as it often can be today, and director Desdemona Chiang wants to bring that struggle to modern Seattle audiences with Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure.

Encore Arts: Q&A with Desdemona Chiang

Desdemona Chiang is a stage director and University of Washington MFA graduate based in Seattle and San Francisco who puts the spotlight on the marginalized and forgotten… this month she directs Measure for Measure at Seattle Shakespeare, their first restaging of the play in twelve years. I talked to Chiang about the show, finding contemporary relevance in Shakespeare and the challenges of bi-urban living.