Peter J. Kuo is a New York-based theater director, producer, and writer focusing on raising the visibility of marginalized communities. He is a co-founder of Artists at Play, a theater collective that produces Los Angeles premieres of works for Asian Americans.
For Artists at Play, he directed their inaugural production of Lauren Yee’s CHING CHONG CHINAMAN (Backstage Critic’s Pick), and Michael Golamco’s COWBOY VERSUS SAMURAI; as well as readings of Boni Alvarez’s MARABELLA, Beau Willimon’s THE PARISIAN WOMAN, and Donald Margulies’ DINNER WITH FRIENDS. He has served as a director and assistant director at South Coast Repertory, Geffen Playhouse, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, East West Players, HB Studios, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, and The Play Company.
Peter has assisted directed for Pam MacKinnon (THE PARISIAN WOMAN, now headed to Broadway), Jonathan Lynn (CLUE, Writer & Director), and Lee Sunday Evans (The Obie Award-winning production of Christopher Chen’s CAUGHT!), among others. MFA: The New School; BA: UC Irvine