Tina Huang

TINA HUANG is a first generation Taiwanese-American actress born in Dallas, TX and was raised in Chinatown and the Lower East Side of New York City. She is the daughter of an insurance broker and a travel agent. Tina attended LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts and then went on to graduate from NYU Tisch School of the Arts focusing in acting, directing and design at Playwrights Horizons. She also completed a two year Meisner Training program at Baron Brown Studios in Santa Monica, CA. Tina’s recent TV credits include: a recurring role on Rizzoli & Isles (TNT), a series regular role on Nickelodeon’s Hollywood Heights, and Guest Starring on shows such as: The Night Shift (NBC), CSI(CBS), Switched at Birth (ABC Family), The Office (NBC), Kroll Show (Comedy Central), Criminal Minds (CBS), House, M.D (Fox), and Law & Order: Los Angeles (NBC).  Her films include: Larry Crown, Drive, and independent films:Pig Hunt, and Tenderloin. Her stage credits include an award winning production of Amy Tan’s Immortal Heart that went on a west coast tour and a French Tour.  In 2010 she co-wrote and co-produced Oregon Trail Live! A 4D, 8-bit Adventurethat played to sold out crowds in Los Angeles. In January 2012, she was in the production of Fairy Tale Theatre: 18 & Over which garnered rave reviews from various publications including the LA Times and LA Weekly. Tina continues to perform in this show today. Fairy Tale Theatre: 18 & Over was invited to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015 in which she will be performing in August. She is also a founding member and co-artistic director of Ammunition Theatre Company whose mission is to propel underrepresented voices into the forefront through original work and re-imagined classics. Ammunition Theatre Company had a successful one-act festival and plans to launch its premiere full length season Fall 2015. The company also partners with a community organization each year, this year is My Friend’s Place; an organization that provides services to homeless youth in Los Angeles. The company members each volunteers and run workshops with the youth. The workshops will culminate in a performance stemming from the work produced by the youth. Tina is grateful to be added to the IAMA family and cannot wait to continue to grow the LA theatre community.