playwright | actor | poeT | Translator
Stefani Kuo 郭佳怡 is a native of Hong Kong and graduate of Yale University in Theatre Studies. Currently based in New York, Stefani has worked in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Berlin, Provence, and the U.S. She is currently a member of the writers group Interstate 73 with Page 73.
Her play, Architecture of Rain, premiered at the Iseman Theatre at Yale and received a reading in the DVRF Roundtable and Checkmark Theatre Company series. It was a finalist for the Dennis and Victoria Ross Playwrights' Program, and semi-finalist for the SPACE on Ryder Farm Residency.
Her play delicacy of a puffin heart was recently produced as part of the 2018 Corkscrew Theatre Festival, and was a 2019 finalist for the National Playwrights Conference, semi-finalist for the NAP Series, and 2018 finalist for the Jerome Fellowship at the Playwrights Centre, the Van Lier New Voices Fellowship, and the Ground Floor at Berkeley Rep.
As a performer, she was most recently seen in the New York premiere of Yilong Liu’s new play, June Is The First Fall, directed by Michael Leibenluft, produced by Yangtze Repertory Theatre. This past winter, she was seen as Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Park Square Theatre, Minneapolis.
She is currently composing and performing a set of songs with Israeli composer and collaborator Omer Koren. They are working towards writing a full-length musical.
She is represented as an actor by Art/Work Entertainment, LA.
She is represented as a model by Abbey Lynn Models, based in Brooklyn.
She fluent in English, French, Mandarin, and Cantonese. Her work in translation and non-fiction involve all four languages, and have appeared in China Hands, and the New York Times.