Angela Kang is a Los Angeles-based writer and performer.
Her plays include When Tigers Smoked Long Pipes (Backstage West Best of 2003 for Playwriting, LA Weekly Theater Award nomination for Best Adaptation), The Bridegroom in the Night (Durfee Foundation ARC Grant), Pinko Commie Freaks! (Los Angeles History Project) and Jazzin’ (Argonaut Award for Playwriting). She co-wrote the horror short Harlequin, which screened at multiple film festivals across the country. Currently, her short Slow Pitch in Relief, co-written with Tim Dragga, is a Cinema School-funded production at USC. Angela’s short stories and poems have been published in KoreAm Magazine, Fluffernutter, and The Occidental Review.
As an actress and dancer, Angela has worked with numerous acclaimed Los Angeles theater companies, including Bottom’s Dream, Ghost Road Company, Cornerstone, The Actors’ Gang, BOTHArts, Orphean Circus, Evidence Room, the Theatre @ Boston Court, and the Anodyne Ensemble (Backstage West Garland Award for Ensemble Performance).
Angela received her BA in English and Theater from Occidental College, and is currently an Annenberg Graduate Fellow at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, where she is pursuing an MFA in Writing for Screen and Television.