Jingju expert Elizabeth Wichmann-Walczak

Elizabeth Wichmann-Walczak at table with colleague

Professor of Theatre, Mānoa

A Golden Chrysanthemum recipient and first non-Chinese member of the National Xiqu (Chinese opera), the Midwestern daughter of a diplomat and UH alumna translates jingu (Chinese opera), mounts periodic English language productions and leads her UH companies on performance tours of China.