Resume

Jeanne Standing in Lot

Photo by Lia Chang
February 2013

ACTING

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FILM

ADVANTAGEOUS
THE BABYMAKERS
XX2: STATE OF THE UNION
AMERICAN FUSION
THE SWEETEST THING
MISSING BRENDAN
POISON IVY
TALES OF MEETING & PARTING

TELEVISION (Selected)

TRUE FICTION (Bravo  TV Pilot)
DR. KEN
NCIS LOS ANGELES
TYLER PERRY’S MEET THE BROWNS
DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES
THE READING ROOM
THREAT MATRIX (Guest Lead)
ER
NUMBERS
LINE OF FIRE
PRESIDIO MED (Recurring)
I GOT YOU (John Ridley Project)
AMERICAN FAMILY
FAMILY LAW (Recurring)
ARLI$$
PROVIDENCE
CONSENSUAL RELATIONS
ALIEN NATION: THE ENEMY WITHIN
FINE THINGS
HIROSHIMA: OUT OF THE ASHES

THEATER–EAST COAST

A SINGLE SHARD – PEOPLE’S LIGHT & THEATRE – Seema Sueko, Director
PO BOY TANGO – NORTHLIGHT THEATRE – Chay Yew
THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA – NAATCO – Chay Yew
CITIZEN 13559: THE JOURNAL OF BEN UCHIDA – KENNEDY CENTER – Chay Yew
MACBETH – PUBLIC THEATRE – Richard Jordan
TEA – SYRACUSE STAGE – Julianne Boyd
RIDDLES OF BAMBOO – LINCOLN CENTER THEATRE – Rebecca Holderness

THEATER–WEST COAST (Selected)

FIGARO – A NOISE WITHIN – Michael Michetti, Director
THE BROTHERS PARANORMAL – LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE – Jeff Liu
BLOOD – GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE – Robert Allan Ackerman
HANNAH AND THE DREAD GAZEBO – 2013 OJAI PLAYWRIGHTS CONFERENCE – May Adrales
A CAGE OF FIREFLIES – 2012 SUNDANCE INSTITUTE THEATRE LAB – Phyllis Look
MRS. WARREN’S PROFESSION – THE ANTAEUS COMPANY 2012 CLASSICS FEST – Cameron Watson
SEVEN – USC – Lora Zane
THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE – EAST WEST PLAYERS – Jessica Kubzansky
RED FLAMBOYANT – 2011 OJAI PLAYWRIGHTS CONFERENCE – Ron Lagomarsino
CALLIGRAPHY – PLAYWRIGHTS’ ARENA – Jon Lawrence Rivera
PO BOY TANGO – NORTHLIGHT THEATRE, EAST WEST PLAYERS – Chay Yew
TALES OF A FOURTH GRADE NOTHING – SOUTH COAST REPERTORY – Jessica Kubzanksy
PHAEDRA – ANTAEUS COMPANY
A WINTER PEOPLE – THEATRE @ BOSTON COURT (Entertainment Daily Award, Best Supporting Actress)Chay Yew
SUMMERTIME – THEATRE @ BOSTON COURT – Michael Michetti
MASTER CLASS – EAST WEST PLAYERS (StageScene LA Best of 2007, Outstanding Lead Performance)Jules Aaron
RED – SINGAPORE REPERTORY, EAST WEST PLAYERS (*LA Ovation Award Winner, Best Lead Actress)Chay Yew
RED – INTIMAN THEATRE, PORTLAND CENTER STAGE – Lisa Peterson
THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA – MARK TAPER FORUM – Lisa Peterson
BLOOD WEDDING – LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE – Mark Wing-Davey
99 HISTORIES – SOUTH COAST REPERTORY – Chay Yew
THE FIRST PICTURE SHOW – ACT SAN FRANCISCO, MARK TAPER FORUM – David Gordon, Composer Jeanine Tesori
KING RICHARD II – MARK TAPER FORUM – Robert Egan
TEMPTATION – MARK TAPER FORUM – Richard Jordan
LAST OF THE SUNS – BERKELEY REPERTORY THEATRE – Phyllis Look
M.BUTTERFLY – OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, PORTLAND REPERTORY THEATRE – Philip Killian, Dennis Bigelow
FISH HEAD SOUP – A CONTEMPORARY THEATRE – Timothy Bond
AGNES SMEDLEY, OUR AMERICAN FRIEND – A CONTEMPORARY THEATRE – Steven Alter
THE MAIDS – EAST WEST PLAYERS – Alberto Isaac (*Dramalogue Award, Outstanding Performance)

SPECIAL AWARDS & HONORS

2016 Lee Melville Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Los Angeles Theatre Community

PLAYWRIGHTS’ ARENA
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

2011 Outstanding Artist Award for Career Achievement

ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE THEATRE
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

“Jeanne Sakata Collection” Established in July, 2011 at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC

Collection established within the ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDER COLLECTION as part of the ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN PLAYWRIGHTS ARCHIVE

Monaco Charity Film Festival Best Actress Award

ADULTOLESCENCE
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Los Angeles Ovation Award – Best Lead Actress

RED BY CHAY YEW, EAST WEST PLAYERS
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Entertainment Daily “Ticketholder” Award – Best Supporting Actress

A WINTER PEOPLE BY CHAY YEW, THEATRE @ BOSTON COURT
PASADENA, CALIFORNIA

StageScene LA – Best of 2007-2008, Outstanding Lead Female Performance

MASTER CLASS BY TERRENCE MCNALLY, EAST WEST PLAYERS

DramaLogue Award, Outstanding Ensemble

THE MAIDS BY JEAN GENET, EAST WEST PLAYERS