Discipline: Theatre – libretto

Timothy Huang

Discipline: Theatre – libretto
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2008

Timothy Huang is a Taiwanese-American playwright, actor, composer, and lyricist living in New York. Huang was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and grew up in Wilmington, Delaware. He attended New York University where he received his B.F.A. in drama and his M.F.A. in musical theatre writing from the Tisch School of the Arts. Huang faced adversity as an Asian-American actor looking for roles in theater and after his M.F.A., he started writing shows that employed Asian-Americans to combat the lack of roles for Asian actors. Among the shows he has written are American Morning, the one-person musical The View From Here, Peter and the Wall, the one-act Koi Story, the short musicals A Relative Relationship, Missing Karma, So Far, So Good, and And the Earth Moved.

Studios

Sprague-Smith

Timothy Huang worked in the Sprague-Smith studio.

In January of 1976, the original Sprague-Smith Studio — built in 1915–1916 and funded by music students of Mrs. Charles Sprague-Smith of the Veltin School — was destroyed by fire. Redesigned by William Gnade, Sr., a Peterborough builder, the fieldstone structure was rebuilt the same year from the foundation up, reusing the original fieldstone. A few…

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