You-Shin Chen is a New York based scenic designer for performing arts. Originally born and raised in Taiwan, she came to New York to attend NYU Tisch School of the Arts where she received her MFA in 2014. As a theater practitioner, she is committed to diversity and humanity. 

Recent theater credits include: UGLY (the feath3r theory & Bushwick Starr); Mrs. Murray’s Menagerie (ArsNova); Monsoon Season (AFO Theatre); Man of God (InterAct Theatre Company); We Were Everywhere (Lewis Center for the Arts); Messiah (LaMama, Stonewall 50); Rock-A-Bye (BalletX); Memory Retrograde (Harunalee x ArsNova Maker’s lab, UTR incoming!); The Hollower (New Light Theater Project); Jazz Singer (Abrons Arts Center). Associate scenic designer for Moby Dick (A.R.T., Des. Mimi Lien.) 

You-Shin’s scenic design for Eclipsed (Berlind Theater) is part of USA exhibition at 2019 Prague Quadrennial. She is the recipient of the 2019 Daryl Roth Creative Spirit Award at The Lilly Awards. Member of USA829.

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