We function with a core volunteer staff, encircled by various committees who build our membership, development, and programs.
is a Philly-based director and producer who specializes in new plays, devised work, multidisciplinary performance, and event production. They have turned boiler rooms into dilapidated mansions, studios & galleries into living achieves of local Asian American histories, and bars into dreamscapes for queer love stories.
is playful, methodical, and faithful as a dramaturg, producer, and community steward for new plays. With intimacy and empathetic interrogation, Liana advocates for dramatic forms that entangle the ecosystems of theatrical worlds and audience perceptions.
The purpose of the membership committee is to design, implement, and provide input on member-focused programming; recruit, retain, and engage PAPA members, and implementation of member-focused communications.
Playwrights Project Lead Artist
Stephanie Kyung-Sun Walters
is a Barrymore nominated actor, playwright, and teaching artist in Philadelphia. She’s an InterAct Theatre Core Playwright, a graduate of The Foundry at PlayPenn, and the Lead Artist for the Philly Asian Performing Artists’ Playwrights Project. She is a two-time finalist for Unicorn Theatre’s In-Progress New Play Reading Series. She was a semi-finalist for Nashville Repertory Theater's Ingram New Works and received a nomination for the NNPN Smith Prize for Political Theatre. She has taught playwriting at Bucknell University, PlayPenn, Arden Theatre, and Theatre Exile. Stephanie is a proud graduate of Bucknell University and is currently earning her MFA in Writing for Screen and Stage from Point Park University.