Po-Hsien Chu

Po-Hsien Chu
Teaching Assistant
1807 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center


Po-Hsien is a first year PhD student in Theatre and Performance Studies. His research focuses on intercultural theatre and theatrical adaptations in cross-cultural contexts. He also examines the relationship between performance and political activism in everyday life, including street demonstrations and Internet violence.


MA in Theatre History and Criticism, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA;
MA in English and American Literature, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan (R.O.C).


Taiwan (R.O.C.) Government Fellowship for Studying Abroad, 2010

Conference Presentations:

“Performing the Rhythm of the Everyday: Quiara Alegría Hudes’s Water by the Soppnful.” American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR). Baltimore, Nov. 20-23, 2014.