Szu-Feng Chen

Phone: (603) 862-4445
Office: Theatre & Dance, Paul Creative Arts Center Rm D15, Durham, NH 03824
Pronouns: She/her/hers

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. Her design and scenic artworks were seen in exhibitions including the United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) 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 and Technology from The University of Texas at Austin.


  • M.F.A., Design & Technology, University of Texas at Austin
  • B.F.A., Set Design, Taipei Natl Univ of the Arts

Research Interests

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

Courses Taught

  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Theater&Dance
  • 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

[Costume Design] Imaginary Invalid (2019).

[Set Design] Immortalx (2018). Retrieved from

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

[Costume Design] Knyum (2018). Retrieved from

[Set Design] Jane Eyre (2017). Retrieved from

[Set Design] The Wee Question Mark and the Nameless (2017). Retrieved from

[Set and Costume Design] Lao Jiu: The Musical (2017). Retrieved from

[Set Design] Little Women (2016). Retrieved from

[Set Design] Little Mermaid (2016). Retrieved from

[Set Design] Titanic (2016). Retrieved from

[Set Design] The Crucible (2016).

[Set Design] South Pacific (2015). Retrieved from