- Where do you most often find inspiration?
- Thinking about death.
- What one tip can you offer aspiring playwrights?
- Go deep,deep,deep inside yourself. It's fun!
- How did you get your start in playwriting? Where and when was this seed planted?
- I initially entered college as a music composition major. Then I wanted to switch to English literature. Then to film. Then I stumbled upon theater which combined all these impulses nicely. I took acting, playwriting, and directing classes at Berkeley and joined an Asian American theater group. I really wanted to direct something so instead of looking for something that would fit my aesthetic, I decided it would be easier to write something on my own. I accompanied my first writing/directing debut on cello.
- What was your most embarrassing high school moment?
- It's all blocked out.
- Beckett or Stoppard? One word only please.
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