Jul 26 • 1M

Quiet Beginnings, Bold Living: Theatre Artist Kathy Hsieh Unearths Her Creative Power

Kathy Hsieh navigates the challenging seas of self-doubt and fear, transforming herself from an introverted child to a bold theatre artist, and deepening her human connections.


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Beverly Aarons
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“I hardly ever spoke, and when I did, it was in a whisper,” said Kathy Hsieh, an award-winning theatre artist based in Seattle, Washington. Born in Logan, Utah in 1965, Hsieh, the daughter of Chinese immigrants (from Taiwan and Hong Kong), said, during an interview with Artists Up Close, that she was so quiet as a kid that for a long time most people as…

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