Episode 2: Community and Adaptability in the Performing Arts with Howard Dai

January 03, 2023
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In this episode, SCA alumnus Howard Dai discusses working as a theatre artist post-pandemic.

From the silver linings of newfound opportunities that emerged to the challenges of adapting performance to Zoom, Howard Dai imparts his wisdom with a particular focus on the function and importance of community and collaboration.

FCAT After School is a podcast project from SFU’s Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology. Current students sit down with alumni to explore their career journeys since graduation and gathering advice for the next generation.

Find full episode transcripts and more info on FCAT After School at www.sfu.ca/fcat/get-involved/podcast.html

Guest Bio:

Howard Dai is a Taiwanese actor and theatre artist. He was the 2022 digital-artist-in-residence with PuSh Festival and Royal Court Theatre (London, UK) with his new play 菠蘿麵包Pineapple Bun, supported by rice & beans theatre. He was most recently seen on stage as Banger in Jovanni Sy’s The Five Vengeances (Affair of Honor). Other co-creation/performance credits include: Passenger Seat (Library Performance Co.); 蝦仔 Little Shrimp (Carousel Theatre); Collider (Single Thread Theatre); and New Societies (re:current theatre). He is an Associate Artist with rice & beans theatre, and is a graduate of SFU’s School for the Contemporary Arts. www.howarddai.com

Instagram: @Howardai

Get tickets to Howard’s upcoming directing project here: artsclub.com/shows/2022-2023/forgiveness

Episode Host Bio:

Zoë Braithwaite is a Vancouver based interdisciplinary artist and BFA student at the SCA, majoring in Theatre Performance.

Instagram: @zoe_braithwaite

Episode Produced by Zoë Braithwaite and Stacey Copeland

Theme music:
“Illustrated Novel” by Chad Crouch is licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0


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