Roger W. Tang

Roger Tang is a veteran theatre producer of over four decades who began working with folks like  David Henry Hwang and Philip Kan Gotanda.

As a playwright, he’s written Dawn of the She Devil of the China Seas, The Jade Con, Shadowed Intent, Truth and Lies, Third Generation Heritage and Mac n Dex. He has worked with Seattles 14/18 Festival, penned numerous sketches for the Pork Filled Players and several pieces for SIS Productions’ Revealed series of site-specific theatre work.

As a producer, he introduced Northwest audiences to such writers as Qui Nguyen, Prince Gomolvilas, Carla Ching and Genny Lim and has produced numerous Northwest and world premieres, from Hwang’ Bondage andYellow Face to Maggie Lee’s The Clockwork Professor, The Tumbleweed Zephyr and A Hand of Talons to Gomolvilas’ The Brothers Paranormal and more.

He has sat on the boards of ReAct Theatre and the Northwest Asian American Theatre (where he helped build the Theatre Off Jackson). Called the “Godfather of Asian American theatre” by A. Magazine, he is a recipient of a 2016 Equity Award from the Equity In the Entertainment Industry Symposium at Stanford University, and is Secretary  for  the Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA) and chairs the membership committee. He is also is the Literary Manager for SIS Productions, the Executive Director of Pork Filled Productions and edits the Asian American Theatre Revue, the web’s foremost resource on Asian American theatre (www.aatrevue.com).

Personal features
  • Job Title: Executive Director
  • Weight: 182
  • Height: 5' 7"
  • Hair: Black
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Vocal Range: None
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Pronouns: He/Him
  • Industry: Theatre
  • Main Profession: Artistic Director
  • Age Range: -
  • Race or Ethnicity: Asian
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  • Side professions: Grant Writer Producer Playwright Public Relations
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