Bio

Joe Ngo is originally from Monterey Park, CA and is a recent graduate of the University of Washington’s MFA/Professional Actor Training Program (2015) where he has performed in a plethora of roles on UW’s many stages: his most notable roles include Feste in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, Ken Talley Jr. in Lanford Wilson’s Fifth of July and Dr. Bennett in E.M. Lewis’ World Premiere of Reading to Vegetables. As a solo performer, he wrote and performed two pieces at UW titled Words, Words… which explored his connection to his other native language Teo Chew and Way Past Hungry: an investigation of the human condition of loneliness. Prior to his stint in Seattle, he received a B.A. in Acting from Cal Poly, Pomona and has worked with the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, Shakespeare by the Sea, and was the head writer and an ensemble member with the improv/sketch comedy group, Evil Monkey Empire.