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TISA CHANG QUOTED IN REUTERS ARTICLE: 
  5-18-2010 
  "LAW & ORDER"
may get reprieve from death: producer
By Walker Simon
NEW YORK (Reuters)

"They were one of the few shows who regularly cast Asian-American actors," said Tisa Chang, director of the Pan Asian Repertory Theatre. "They would focus not only on Chinatown (but also) ... South Asians, Indian-Americans, Indians as well as Southeast Asians."

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A Stage for All the World of Asian-Americans

   

By MEL GUSSOW
Published: April 22, 1997



"...since [Tisa Chang] began the company she has not veered from her first principle: 'to promote opportunities for Asian-American actors to be seen in context of who we really are and what we are capable of achieving as artists.' ... Before there was a Pan Asian company, Asian-Americans had severely limited opportunities in the theater ... Heartened by Ms. Chang's example, similar companies have meanwhile sprung up around the United States."

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The Geisha-and-Houseboy-Liberation Theater

 
   

By STEVEN McELROY Published: May 20, 2007 

"The company’s core principles have never changed... 'to provide meaningful professional opportunities and to introduce the Pan Asian world’s literary works to Americans and also to create intercultural projects' ... Ms. Chang’s track record suggests she will continue producing. 'Tisa Chang is a pioneer and a warrior,' Daniel Dae Kim wrote. 'In a time when many theater companies are struggling to survive for even a full season, it’s hard not to stand in admiration of Pan Asian’s achievements.'"

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Chang and Pan Asian Rep 'A Winning Combination'

 
   
 

By TJ FITZGERALD
Published: March 2, 2009

"It does my heart good when I hear about theatre companies that have endured the test of time and the economy... Founded in 1977, the Pan Asian Repertory Theatre is the largest producer of Asian American theatre with regular international and national touring and residencies...Under the direction of Tisa Chang, Pan Asian Rep continues to bring Asian American Theatre to diverse audiences and deepen their appreciation and understanding of the Asian American cultural heritage."

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