Visiting Assistant Professor, Production Manager
Production Management and Lighting Design



Wu Chen Khoo is a lighting designer, stagehand, production manager and labour organizer. He is based in Minneapolis and works internationally. Some of his lighting designs have been seen at Penumbra Theatre, Theater Mu, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Stages Theatre Company, Pangea World Theatre, the Fitzgerald Theater, Children’s Theatre Company, the Guthrie Theater and Mixed Blood Theater. He co-founded the education program Technical Tools of the Trade, which aimed to train, connect and support people through the skills of technical theatre. He is a founding member of the Class & the Arts collective and The Mothership, both groups of workers organizing to build Solidarity and hold space for critical engagement with issues of social justice including through the arts & entertainment industry. He is a proud member of IATSE, the union representing many of the technical workers in the arts and entertainment industry. He shares his life with his partner Kristin and children Teng Jin and Yi Lian.

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