Pei-Wen Huang-Shea
Adjunct Lecturer, Scenic Design

Pei-Wen Huang-Shea (Brooklyn College)


MFA, Design & Technical Theater, Brooklyn College
BS, Dramatic Arts & Art History (cum laude), College of Staten Island

Pei-Wen Huang-Shea is a set and costume designer who has been based in New York City since 2005. Original from Kaohsiung City, Taiwan with a interior design background, she has been focusing on film and stage design in the U.S.

Pei-Wen is a Friars Club Scholarship and Frances Black Prize in Drama recipient. While her design career is her main focus, she is also the director of 2012 FringeNYC FringeAL FRESCO and also works on many other theater-related positions. She was awarded the KCACTF Merit for Set Design for The Pearlfisher (U.S premiere). She represented Brooklyn College in 2012 at the biennial Stage Design Exhibition of International Theatre Schools in Shanghai, where Brooklyn College was the only American school invited to participate. Pei-Wen also took part in the Design Wing at the 2015 Great Plain Theater Conference in Omaha, NE.

Recent Off-Broadway set and costume design work includes Alice in Wonderland, Sleepy Hollow, Comfort Women – A New Musical, A Christmas Carol, and Cinderella; New York City: A Happy End, Casterbridge, The Party Play, The Cherry Orchard, A Bright Room Called Day (Jack Cunningham Scenery Design Award), Eurydice, The Violet Hour (Rebecca Cunningham Costume Design Award) and other.

She received her MFA in Design & Technical Theater from Brooklyn College where she has been Adjunct Lecturer since 2014. She lives in Brooklyn with her loving and supportive husband, Austin.