Eugene Ma

Eugene Ma is an international multidisciplinary theatre-maker. Trained primarily as a director, Eugene has helmed works by Paula Vogel, Thornton Wilder, Moliere, Sarah Kane, Mark Ravenhill, Mike Lew, Shane Sakhrani and Saviana Stanescu. As an actor,Eugene has performed at venues such as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Wallis Annenberg Center L.A., La Mama E.T.C., P.S. 122, Joe’s Pub @ the Public, the late Ontological-Hysteric and the late Ohio Theatre, working with visionaries like Mary Zimmerman, Christopher Bayes, Stan Lai, Josh Fox, Ruth Maleczech and Sutton Foster. As a composer/music director, his music has been heard at the Yale School of Drama, Joe’s Pub and Urban Stages, receiving a Drama Desk nomination recognizing his score for The Man Who Laughs in 2013! A certified teacher of Clown and Commedia dell’Arte, Eugene completed his teaching apprenticeship with Christopher Bayes (Head of Physical Acting, Yale School of Drama) at Yale and Juilliard. He has since guest taught at Yale College, Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, Fordham University, NYU and PPASAEA. BFA: NYU. www.playwitheugene.com