GLADYS CHEN (President, Board of Directors) has been working with 2g since its inception in 1997. From 1997 to 2001, she was the Managing Director of Second Generation and produced its first Off-Broadway musical Making Tracks. During this time, she helped to create the In the Works series. While attending graduate school, she produced several full-length musicals in the New York City/Philadelphia area. Gladys holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and an MPH from Johns Hopkins University. Gladys held numerous positions in advertising and marketing, including at Johnson & Johnson.
VICTOR MAOG (Artistic Director) Professional: Public Theater; 2nd Stage (Van Lier Directing Fellow); Hartford Stage; Mabou Mines/Suite; Intar; Williamstown; NYTW; Cornerstone (Altvater Fellow); Lark; and Working Theater. Academic: NYU/Tisch, UPenn, & Fordham. NEA/TCG Directing Fellow. U.S. Delegate to ITI/UNESCO World Congress. Member: LCT Directors Lab, Partial Comfort. www.victormaog.com
YING LE (Producer) is thrilled to work with 2g again. Originally from California, Ying has produced numerous shows in Los Angeles, New York and Philadelphia. She was the Resident Producer at the award-winning 24th Street Theatre in Los Angeles for over five years. Recent producing credits include Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai’s “Say You Heard My Echo,” (HERE, NYC), “Lonely Leela” (HERE, NYC), “Chlamydia dell’Arte: A Sex-Ed Burlesque” (Los Kabayitos Theatre, NYC), “Enter Your Sleep” (Shapiro Studio, NYC), “Fugue State” (Depravity Productions, 2010 Philly Fringe Festival), 2008 soloNOVA Arts Festival (terraNOVA Collective, NYC), 2008 Undergroundzero Festival (NYC), and “Mother on Fire” starring Sandra Tsing Loh (24th Street Theatre, Los Angeles). MA Candidate: Drexel University. BA: USC
JOHN HUNTER (Stage Manager) holds an MFA in Stage Management from Rutgers University where he is also a part time lecturer. Recent credits include Hansel & Gretel; La Cambiale di Matrimonio; La Scala di Seta, The Beggar’s Opera, Susannah, Die Zauberflote, The Boyfriend, Threepenny Opera, Once Upon a Mattress, and an internship with New York City Opera.
CHUAN-CHI CHAN (Lighting Design) is originally from Taiwan. Recent Credits include I (heart) BOB (Parallel Exit,2012), The Servant of Two Masters (Shakespeare Theatre Company, 2012), God of Carnage (Shanghai Dramatic Art Center, 2011), Bandage (2010 Brick Theater Fight Festival), Good Egg (The Red Fern Theater, 2010), Strange Love in Outer Space (2010 New York Fringe), The Servant of Two Masters (Yale Repertory Theater, 2010). She also worked as a production designer for Hero Club (New York Film Academy, 2011). website: www.chuanchichan.com
ELIZABETH RHODES — Sound Design credits include: New York credits include the world premiere of Steve Martin’s adaptation of The Underpants, and the premieres of John Patrick Shanley’s Dirty Story and Sailor Song. LAByrinth credits include Stephen Belber’s A Small Melodramatic Story and Robert Glaudini’s Dutch Heart of Man. Other New York credits include In the Heat of the Night (Drama Desk Nomination), Chuck Mee’s Paradise Park with director Daniel Fish (Signature), Philip Roth in Khartoum and Sweet Storm (Public Lab); Future Me with original music by Stew (SPF); The Winter’s Tale with director Barry Edelstein (CSC); Trial By Water (Ma-Yi); A Soldier’s Wife (The Mint); Regional credits include Lee Blessing’s Winning Streak (George Street Playhouse), Stones In His Pockets (Alley Theatre), and The Colored Museum (Crossroads). For more info please visit elizabethrhodes.net.
KYOUNG H. PARK is author of Sex and Hunger, disOriented, Walkabout Yeolha, TALA, and many short plays including Mina, which is published in Seven Contemporary Plays from the Korean Diaspora in the Americas. Kyoung is Artistic Director of Pacific Beat Collective and holds an MFA in playwriting from Columbia University.
CARRIE HUGHES (Dramaturg) is the Literary Director at McCarter Theatre. Dramaturgy includes The Convert by Danai Gurira and The How and the Why by Sarah Treem (McCarter); Another Way Home (O’Neill, Magic); The Kite Runner, When Something Wonderful Ends (Actors Theatre of Louisville); Victoria Martin, Math Team Queen (Womens Project). She is a graduate of Amherst College and the Yale School of Drama.
ERICA NAGEL is the Artistic Engagement Manager at McCarter Theatre Center, where her work connects literary, education, and marketing programs under the umbrella of audience and community engagement. She has worked as a developmental dramaturg at theaters including Geva, Salvage Vanguard, HotCity, and the New Harmony Project, and currently teaches for the theater department at Princeton University.
LISA CHAN(Company Manager) has been working with 2g in many capacities since 2004 and loved every minute of it. She is currently a producer at HBO working in the digital products department.
KATIE HOUFF is a freelance stage manager and dancer with a BA in Dance from James Madison University. She has spent three summers working at the American Dance Festival in Durham, NC and stage manages for Argentinian Brenda Angiel Aerial Dance Company when they tour in the states. She’s a new New Yorker always looking for new opportunities and is excited to partner with 2G on this project!
DORA KWONG (Events Manager) has been a part of the 2g family since 2004’s Concert of Excellence. She has been involved in production, lighting, management, events, and marketing for 2g’s In the Works series, the Asian Excellence Awards (AXA) in Los Angeles, Instant Vaudeville, and numerous other 2g staged readings and shows.