Erika Chong Shuch by pak han Erika Shuch

Associate Professor
Theater and Performance Making

Masters of Fine Arts
School of Consciousness and Transformation

MFA, New College of California

Erika Chong Shuch is a performance maker, choreographer and director whose original performance works have been supported and commissioned by Intersection for the Arts, Berkeley Rep's Groundfloor, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Mullae Art Space/Korea, deYoung Museum, Dancers'  Group, Daejeon Metropolitan Company (Korea), Chang Mu Company (Korea) Gerbode Foundation's Choreographer's Award, Goldie Award, Liz Lerman's Dance Exchange/ Corcoran Gallery/DC, Falstaff Award, Helen Hayes Award (nominee) for The Conference of the Birds at the Folger/DC.  Erika was recently Associate Director for The Gift of Nothing at the Kennedy Center. Erika is resident movement director at Cal Shakes, where she also performed Ariel in Jonathan Moscone's Tempest and Titania in Shana Cooper's Midsummer. Directing credits include Eurydice and God's Ear at Shotgun and Lily's Revenge (by Taylor Mac) at the Magic.  Upcoming projects co-creating Iron Shoes for Kitka Women's Vocal Ensemble, and the YBCA Commission, For You, a new series of performance works for audiences of 12. Erika was co-founder and co-director of the Experimental Performance Institute at New College, a BA and MFA program in queer and activist performance from 2002-2007. She has been a lecturer and guest artist at UC Berkeley, adjunct faculty at ACT's MFA and CCA, and a guest artist at numerous universities including Naropa University (Colorado), San Diego State, and University of San Francisco.

MFA Faculty

Randall Babtkis Randall Babtkis
Adjunct Associate Professor, Masters of Fine Arts
School of Consciousness and Transformation , MFA, Columbia University
Anne Bluethenthal Anne Bluethenthal
Associate Professor, Writing, Consciousness, and Creative Inquiry
Masters of Fine Arts, School of Consciousness and Transformation
MFA, New College of California ,
Carolyn Cooke Carolyn Cooke
Professor and Department Chair , Writing, Consciousness and Creative Inquiry
Masters of Fine Arts, School of Consciousness and Transformation
MFA, Columbia University,
Rob Daniels Rob Daniels
Senior Lecturer in TheatreProgramme Coordinator: MA Performance, Master of Fine Arts
School of Consciousness and Transformation, MA in Drama by Practice as Research, University of Kent: Canterbury; BA (Hons.) Performance Studies (1st class), University of Northampton
Neil Freese Neil Freese
Adjunct Lecturer, Masters of Fine Arts
School of Consciousness and Transformation,
Christian L. Frock Christian L. Frock
Adjunct Assistant Professor , Masters of Fine Arts
School of Consciousness and Transformation , MA, University of London
Mark Jackson Mark Jackson
Assistant Professor, Theater and Performance Making
Masters of Fine Arts, School of Consciousness and Transformation
BA, San Francisco State University,
Stephanie Anne Johnson Stephanie Anne Johnson
Adjunct Professor , Masters of Fine Arts
School of Consciousness and Transformation ,
Tomiko Jones Tomiko Jones
Visiting Artist and Curator in Residence , Masters of Fine Arts
School of Consciousness and Transformation , MFA, University of Arizona
Cindy Shearer Cindy Shearer
Professor, Writing, Consciousness, and Creative Inquiry
Masters of Fine Arts, School of Consciousness and Transformation
PhD, State University of New York, Albany,
Erika Chong Shuch Erika Chong Shuch
Associate Professor, Theater and Performance Making
Masters of Fine Arts, School of Consciousness and Transformation
MFA, New College of California ,
Pireeni Sundaralingam Pireeni Sundaralingam
Adjunct Associate Professor , Masters of Fine Arts
School of Consciousness and Transformation , PhD, University of Oxford
Deirdre Visser Deirdre Visser
Curator of Arts at CIIS, Writing, Consciousness, and Creative Inquiry
Masters of Fine Arts, School of Consciousness and Transformation
MFA, University of California, Irvine,
Zara Zimbardo Zara Zimbardo
Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Undergraduate Studies
Masters of Fine Arts Programs, School of Consciousness and Transformation
MA, California Institute of Integral Studies,

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