Duy Nguyen has been Asian American Theater Company's (AATC) Artistic Director since 2008, sharing Co-artistic duties with Alan Quismorio the first 2 years. He received his theater training from UC Berkeley and lived overseas, immersing himself in the multi-media theater in Prague and in a traditional water puppetry apprenticeship in Vietnam. Duy founded the cult favorite Theater Rice, One4All Theater, Kamikaze Theory, and Hobofish. He helped create the first Asian American Theater Curriculum in UCBerkeley with the Theater and Asian American department bringing in Genny Lim and internationally renown Stan Lai. For AATC he directed Alex Park's Rental Car, Aurorae Khoo's Fayette-Nam, and Paul Heller's Beijing, California and was director of NewWorks Incubator Playwrights Workshop in 2008. Currently he is co-producing Young Jean Lee's Songs of The Dragons Flying to Heaven and will be the dramaturg for Yussef El Guindi's Language Rooms.