Ming Peiffer

Ming Peiffer is the Co-Artistic Director and Resident Playwright of Spookfish Theatre Company and a working actress based in NYC. Her critically acclaimed works include: Pornography For The People (HERE Arts Center, Kraine Theater, Theater for the New City), RELAX! ALICE (June Havoc Theater, Nominated for 5 Midtown International Theater Awards including "Outstanding New Script"), WABI SABI! Not Wasabi (Theater For The New City, described by the New York Times as "Aware...") The ABC's Guide To Getting Famous (The Red Room, "Brilliant"-Cultural Capitol, "Ingenious"- The Local East Village) The Privilege of Death (Co-Writer, Gene Frankel Theater). Ming was 1 of 6 female playwrights selected for New Perspectives Theater Company's 2012-2013 Women's Work Project where she developed the play CEREAL. She wrote and performed Spookfish Theatre Company’s Guerilla Theater Series: "HOMELESS KITTY", an ongoing public puppet show aimed at raising the awareness of homelessness in NYC. She is a co-author of the play, "The Privilege of Death: or how everything went from bad to good" (Gene Frankel Theater, The Doctorow Center of the Performing Arts). Upcoming plays include: "ADVANCE GUARD" (The Kraine Theater, May 2013), "Netizens: a trio of plays", and "Lotus Girls". Ming is an active member of the Asian American Arts Alliance and a Sponsored Artist at The Field. She has training from both the Stella Adler School of Acting, and the Shanghai Theatre Academy where she lived abroad studying Traditional Peking Opera. She studied poetry at The New School and holds a BA with Honors in both Theater Arts and Mandarin Chinese from Colgate University. Ming will begin her Columbia University MFA Playwrighting candidacy this Fall '13.

Shows participated in:
Advance Guard (2012 - 13) Writer
Cloud Tectonics Reading (2012 - 13) Performer
New. Tricks! (2012 - 13) Performer
Pornography for the People (2012 - 13) Playwright
The ABC's Guide to Getting Famous (2012 - 13) Playwright-Performer