WENKE (COCO) HUANG graduated from Northwestern University with a BA in Performance Studies and Art History. Born and raised in Beijing, China, she now calls Chicago her second home and will start the joint PhD program in Theater and Performance Studies and East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago in fall 2023. She was the Assistant Director of The Island at Court Theatre. Other credits include Villette at Lookingglass Theatre (Dramaturg), The Garden of the Phoenix for Lookingglass’s 50 Wards (Puppeteer), and Seagull at Steppenwolf Theatre (Assistant Dramaturg).
Bio as of 3/2023