Kathy Hsieh
Actor / Writer / Producer

Kathy Hsieh is an award-winning actor, writer and director. As an actor she has worked with the Seattle Rep, Book-It, ACT, Intiman, Taproot, ReAct, Freehold, Living Voices and more. Her scripts have been produced by the Northwest Asian American Theatre, Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre, featured at the Seattle Fringe Theatre Festival, 14/48, and for the National Asian American Theatre Conference at Mixed Blood Theatre and The Guthrie. Her script B4 was selected as part of the International Centre for Women Playwrights' Chicago Her-rah Festival and won Honorable Mention in New York's New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest. She was also featured in The Dramatist Magazine as "50 to Watch." As an artist she has been honored by the National Association of Asian American Professionals - Seattle as an Artist of the Year and by ArtsFund. She has produced over sixty productions, most recently for her theatre production company SIS Productions (most well-known for their hit episodic show - "Sex in Seattle" currently celebrating its tenth year). By day she works for the Mayor's Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and also does grantwriting for Living Voices and bookkeeping for Seattle Shakespeare Company. You can also catch Kathy regularly on Seattle Channel's Art Zone In Studio and on KCTS-TV as she chats about local theatre with Nancy Guppy - seattlechannel.org/artzone