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Roger Tang

Board member, Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists
Executive Director, Pork Filled productions
Godfather of Asian American theatre

Roger Tang (he/him) is a veteran theatre artist of over four decades who started out with folks like David Henry Hwang and Philip Kan Gotanda.

As a producer, he introduced Northwest audiences to such writers as Qui Nguyen, Prince Gomolvilas, Carla Ching and Genny Lim and has produced numerous Northwest and world premieres, from Hwang’s Bondage and Yellow Face to Maggie Lee’s The Clockwork Professor, The Tumbleweed Zephyr and A Hand of Talons.

 

He has sat on the boards of ReAct Theatre and the Northwest Asian American Theatre (where he helped build the Theatre Off Jackson). Called the “Godfather of Asian American theatre” by A. Magazine, he is a recipient of a 2016 Equity Award from the Equity In the Entertainment Industry Symposium at Stanford University, and is Secretary of the Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA) and chairs the membership committee. He is also is the Literary Manager for SIS Productions, the Executive Director of Pork Filled Productions and edits the Asian American Theatre Revue, the web’s foremost resource on Asian American theatre (www.aatrevue.com).