Visiting Assistant Professor (part-time)
Suzi Takahashi holds a BA in Theater from Barnard College, an MA in Performance Studies from NYU, and has trained with the SITI Company. As an actor, Suzi has performed for artists like Richard Foreman, Richard Schechner, Nicholas Martin, Darko Tresnjak, Taylor Mac, Emma Griffin, and Kristin Marting. Past acting credits include: Dead End, Dreading Thekla, and The Blue Demon all at the Williamstown Theater Festival; Phil Soltanoff's to whom it may concern at BIETF [Serbia] and Strange Attractors at Mass MoCA; and Sweeny Todd, Man of La Mancha, Private Lives, and Rough Crossing at the Bristol Valley Theater. Suzi has also worked with many NYC companies such as Salt Theater and Ma-Yi, and has toured nationally in the musical South Pacific. Directing credits include: St. George Hotel at the Connelly Theater, FTM at the Int. Transgendered Theater Festival, Dictee at Dance New Amsterdam, and The Mousetrap and The Unexpected Guest at the Bristol Valley Theater. Suzi is the co-artistic producer of the multicultural performance ensemble Ex.Pgirl (www.expgirl.org,) with whom she co-created the original dance theater works Ablution, Waving Hello, 10 Plates, and Paris Syndrome. Suzi is currently an artist in residence at HERE Art Space. She has published in The African American National Biography and has taught theater at Hunter College, The City College of New York, and Marymount Manhattan College.