Ep 191. Sophia Skiles on Shakespeare VI: Asian American Artists Making American Theatre


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Sophia Skiles is a theater performer and theater educator. She has performed in work directed by many including Anne Bogart, Richard Foreman, Mary Zimmerman with strong ties to Ma-Yi Theater and National Asian American Theater Company.

With over 20 years of experience in acting and teaching, Sophia taught in public schools through out NYC, pre-college students at Northwestern.

“Shakespeare as a dramatist is someone who invites radical remaking of power. He gives language to women, who were considered less than powerful. And gives them a go at power. And sometimes they fail, but you get these moments on stage, where they had claimed the power.” - Sophia Skiles

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