Miso (Cheng-Yu) Wei

Assistant Teaching Professor, Stage & Production Management

Miso came from a theatre and social work background; her passion has always been working internationally with cross-cultural content. She has lived and worked in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Belgium, China, and the United States. Her theatrical work includes regional theatres, musical theatre, corporate events, theatre festivals, dance and concerts, from stage management to production management. Her credits include La Jolla Playhouse, the Old Globe, Broadway, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Taipei Fringe Festival, Tainaner Ensemble Theatre, M. O. V. E Theatre, Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra, etc.

Her most recent work experience was with Disney. She was part of the Shanghai Disney Resort opening team and the PSM of the very first Mandarin version of the Lion King Musical. In her time with Disney, she also worked on special events, theme park shows, and project management of resources and planning. Finally, she served as part of the entertainment leadership to manage a team of 800 people for parade, atmosphere, characters, and athletic training.

She also dedicates herself to education and theatre consulting. The institutions she worked with include Taiwan Performing Arts Center (National Theatre & Concert Hall and Weiwuying), Taiwan Association of Theatre Technology, and University of California San Diego. Besides stage management and production management, she also specializes in entertainment business management, organizational change, leadership skill training, and team building.