Mr. Shao is a lighting designer for theatre, dance , musicals, and live events. Mr. Shao was born and raised in Taiwan and began a new chapter of his life by pursuing his MFA in Lighting Design from University of Washington, School of Drama.
Mr. Shao's designs have been seen in both Taiwan and the U.S. He has worked with Seattle Opera, Seattle Rep Theatre, Book-It Repertory Theatre, 12th Avenue Arts, Jones Playhouse, National Taichung Theatre, Kaohsiung Municipal Social Education Center, Pier-2 Arts Center, to name a few. He has also been the assistant to many internationally known lighting designers, including Robert Wierzel, Jeff Croiter, and Jason Lynch.
Mr. Shao's goal is to be an international lighting designer who can inspire people in any aspect of their lives, and personally, being able to learn and create is a blessing as a human.