Szu-Feng Chen

Phone: (603) 862-4445
Office: Theatre & Dance, Paul Creative Arts Center Rm D15, Durham, NH 03824
Szu-Feng Chen

Szu-Feng Chen is the Director of Design and Theatre Technology for the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of New Hampshire. Szu-Feng is a designer from Taiwan where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theatrical set design from Taipei National University of the Arts and has since designed for performing arts in theatre, opera, dance, and film. Her design and scenic artworks were seen in exhibitions including United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) Biannual Design Expo in 2014, USITT By the Hand of Scenic in 2010, World Stage Design in South Korea 2009 and Canada 2005, Prague Quadrennial International Exhibition in 2007 and 2003, and Beijing Annual Theater Art Exhibition in 2002. Szu-Feng holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatrical Design from The University of Texas at Austin.


  • M.F.A., Design & Technology, University of Texas
  • B.F.A., Set Design, National Taipei University of Technology

Research Interests

  • Costume design
  • Rendering
  • Scenic painting
  • Set design
  • Sustainable Design
  • Theatre technology

Courses Taught

  • THDA 460: Elements of Design
  • THDA 546: Costume Design for the Theatre
  • THDA 650: Scene Painting for the Theatre
  • THDA 651: Rendering for the Theatre
  • THDA 652: Scene Design
  • THDA 796: Independent Study

Selected Artistic Activities

Dance Company Concert: The Wizard of Oz (2018).

I Came at last to the Seas Set and Costume Designer (2018). Retrieved from

Pericles Set Designer (2018).

Knyum Costume Designer (2018).

Shrek the Musical Set Designer (2017).

The Bone Bridge Costume Designer (2017).

Jane Eyre Set Designer (2017). Retrieved from

Shrek the Musical (2017).

The Wee Question Mark and the Nameless: A Family Musical Set Designer (2017). Retrieved from

Seven Boxes of Books Costume Designer (2017).