Suzi Takahashi is an actor, director, collaborative theater maker, and teacher who holds a BA in Theatre from Barnard College, a MA in Performance Studies from NYU, and has trained with the SITI Company. She has taught movement and acting at Swarthmore College, The City College of New York, Hunter College, and Marymount Manhattan. As an actor, she performed for directors like Richard Foreman, Richard Schechner, Emma Griffin, Kristin Marting, Taylor Mac, Nicholas Martin, Darko Tresnjak, and Phil Soltanoff. Also, she spent several seasons performing at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Suzi is the founding co-artistic director of the intercultural, women’s movement theater company, Ex.Pgirl, with whom she collaboratively created four original works (Ablution, Waving Hello, 10Plates, and Paris Syndrome) at the HERE Art Center as part of their HARP artist-in-residence program. Recent directing credits include The Island (Swarthmore College), Mary’s Wedding (Bristol Valley Theater), Lee/gendary (HERE), and Dictee (Women Center Stage Festival). Suzi was a 2009-10 Emerging Artist Directing Fellow at the New York Theater Workshop, and won the 2009 Innovative Theater Award for Best Director.