Suzi Takahashi is an actor, director, and devised theater maker who holds a BA in Theatre from Barnard College, a MA in Performance Studies from NYU, and an MFA in Directing from Stony Brook Southampton. Suzi trained with the SITI Company. Before joining the Adler faculty in 2011, she taught movement and acting at Swarthmore College, The City College of New York, and Hunter College. As an actor, Suzi has performed for directors like Richard Foreman, Richard Schechner, Kristin Marting, Tom Oppenhiem, and Darko Tresnjak. Most recently, she was a part of Taylor Mac’s,A 24-Decade History of Popular Music,at St. Anne’s Warehouse. Suzi was a three-year member of the Williamstown Theater Festival’s “Non-Eq” company, and has toured nationally and internationally. As a director/devisor, Suzi has created fifteen original works. Her recent co-creation, Chang(e,)was produced at the HERE Arts Center, as well as by BOOM Arts in Portland, Oregon. Her latest one-woman show, The Story Box was produced by The Women’s Rights National Historical Park, and the Bristol Valley Theater. Suzi has been a HARP Artist-in-Residence with HERE, and an Emerging Artist Directing Fellow with the New York Theater Workshop. She has won numerous grants for her original works. Suzi was the recipient of the 2009 Innovative Theater Award for Best Director.
As of July 2018.