Anh Thu T. Pham joined Theater Mu as its first Asian American managing director in July of 2020. She is a 1.5 generation refugee from Viet Nam. She and her parents immigrated from Viet Nam to Minnesota in 1975. Prior to working at Mu, she worked at the University of Minnesota for 23 years in the Provost Office.
She is invested in the Minnesota arts community, having served on the board of directors at Pangea World Theater, Ananya Dance Theater and the New Arab American Theater Works as well as working as a festival coordinator for Mizna’s on their Arab Film Festival. She is currently on the board of the East Side Freedom Library, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, Northern Lights MN and Victoria Theater Arts Center.
Anh Thu also works as consultant on Vietnamese language and culture. Most recently she worked as a cultural consultant for the Guthrie Theater’s production of “Vietgone” (2022), Stages Theatre’s “A Different Pond” (2022) and as dialect consultant for Ten Thousand Things Theater’s production of “Mlima’s Tale” (2022).