Theater & Music Theater Faculty

Lloyd Suh

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Photo courtesy Lloyd Suh.


Lloyd Suh (he/him) is the author of The Far Country (Pulitzer Prize Finalist), The Chinese Lady, The Heart Sellers, Bina’s Six Apples, Charles Francis Chan Jr.’s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery, American Hwangap, Jesus in India, and more. His plays have been produced across the country, including at Atlantic Theater Company, The Public Theater, Alliance Theatre, Berkeley Rep, Huntington Theatre, Denver Center, Long Wharf, Magic, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Ma-Yi Theatre Company, and more, as well as internationally at the Cultural Center of the Philippines and with PCPA at the Guerilla Theatre in Seoul, Korea. Suh is the recipient of the Steinberg Playwright Award, the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts, the Horton Foote Prize, and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

He served from 2005-10 as the Artistic Director of Second Generation and a Co-Director of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab, and from 2011-2020 as Director of Artistic Programs at The Lark.

Suh holds a B.A. in English from Indiana University and an M.F.A. in Playwriting from the Actors Studio Drama School at New School University. He has taught in the M.F.A. programs at Hunter College and Columbia University, and he has served on faculty at the Sewanee Writers Conference and in Atlantic Theater Company’s Global Virtual Conservatory.

Suh is a Resident Playwright at New Dramatists and a Lifetime Member of the Actors Studio and Ensemble Studio Theatre. He was elected in 2016 to the Dramatists Guild Council.

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