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Eugene Ma


Eugene Ma


Eugene Ma is a Drama Desk-nominated, New York-and-Hong Kong-based, Canadian interdisciplinary theater maker, actively directing, teaching, acting, composing and clowning across continents. He serves as Co-Artistic Director of TRADE CO: The International (minor feelings) Trading Company.

Select directing: WILD: a Family Musical Spectacle (Hong Kong City Chamber Orchestra - Summer 22), Yat-Sen, a New Musical (workshop production, Hong Kong Arts Festival), The Making of King Kong (Target Margin), Animus Anima//Anima Animus (Public /Brooklyn College), In The Blood (Columbia Grad Acting), The Baltimore Waltz (Oregon Shakespeare Festival - Daedalus). 

As an AEA actor, Eugene’s select performance credits include: Christopher Bayes’ productions of A Servant of Two Masters (TFANA & Seattle Rep) and Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Yale Rep & Berkeley Rep); and at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, in Tony-winner Mary Zimmerman’s production of Guys and Dolls (also at The Wallis in LA) and Secret Love in Peach Blossom Land, directed by Chinese auteur Stan Lai. 

As an acting teacher, Eugene is an Artist-in-Residence at Hong Kong Baptist University; and formerly, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University’s Graduate Acting Program, Visiting Assistant Professor at Yale School of Drama, as well as Lecturer at SUNY Purchase and Harvard University (TDM). He also regularly coaches working actors at the Dome Studio in Beijing.