Carla Ching

An LA native, Carla stumbled upon pan-Asian performance collective Peeling at the Asian American Writers Workshop and wrote and performed with them for three years, which she still considers her first theater training. Her plays include Nomad Motel (Rolling World Premiere from City Theatre Company, Unicorn Theatre and Horizon Theatre; Asian American Mixfest at The Atlantic Theater Company, O’Neill Playwrights Conference, National New Play Network Showcase of New Plays), Fast Company (South Coast Rep, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Lyric Stage and Pork Filled Productions; winner of the Edgerton New American Play Award), The Two Kids That Blow Shit Up (Huntington Theatre Company’s Breaking Ground; Artists at Play and Mu Performing Arts), TBA (2g) and The Sugar House at the Edge of the Wilderness (Ma-Yi Theater Company). She’s an alumna of The Women’s Project Lab, the Lark Play Development Center’s Writers Workshop and Meeting of the Minds, the CTG Writers’ Workshop and the Ma-Yi Writers Lab. Former Artistic Director of Asian American Theater Company, 2g. TBA is published in Out of Time and Place. Fast Company is published by Samuel French. She’s working on a Toulmin Commission for The Atlantic Theater Company entitled Revenge Porn that she’ll work on at Berkeley Rep’s Ground Floor this summer. BA, Vassar College. MFA, New School for Drama. Proud member of New Dramatists and The Kilroys. On television, Carla has written on Graceland, Fear the Walking Dead, I Love Dick, the forthcoming Hulu drama The First from Beau Willimon and Preacher. @carlaching