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Mai Lan Nguyen

First-year MFA Acting Student

 Mai Lan Nguyen
  • 9500 Gilman Dr
    Mail Code: 0344
    La Jolla , California 92093


Mai Lan Nguyen is a first year Acting MFA student from Warsaw, Poland. She has recently graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor’s degree in Theater and Performance Studies and Bachelor's and Master’s degrees in Computer Science. Her UCSD acting credits include: Orlando. Her other acting roles include: peerless (M), The Seagull (Understudy for Arkadina/Masha), Everybody (SOMEBODY), ‘Cerulean’ (Vivian)Measure for Measure (Duke Vincentio), and Midsummer Night’s Dream (Moth/Snug). Outside of acting, she has written and directed multiple short performance pieces and one-acts, including Contract, Coffee, and Harmonized Code. She has worked as an Assistant Director to Haruna Lee’s Beyond the Wound Is A Portal and a Production Assistant in New York’s Target Margin Theater. Her most recent work includes writing and directing her own adaptation of Snow in Midsummer. She is a recipient of the Louis Sudler Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts (2022).

UCSD Credits



Stanford University - B.A. Theatre and Performance Studies, B.S. and M.S. Computer Science