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Preston Choi

Third-year MFA Playwriting Candidate

Preston Choi
  • 9500 Gilman Dr
    Mail Code: 0344
    La Jolla , California 92093


Preston Choi is a third-year MFA candidate most recently from Chicago whose work focuses on Asian-American/mixed race/queer lives, social science fiction, and the horrors of being alive. His plays have been developed with B Street Theatre, Interact Theatre, Sideshow Theatre, The Passage Theatre, Victory Gardens, Silk Road Rising. His plays include Happy Birthday Mars Rover (2022 Planet Earth Arts Award, 2022 Darrell Ayers Award), performing class (2022 NNPN New Play Showcase, 20-21 Playwrights Realm Scratchpad Series), A Great Migration (2021 Paul Stephen Lim Award, 2019 NNPN National New Play Showcase, 2017 Agnes Nixon Award). UC San Diego Credits: Limp Wrist on the Lever, Meladi Thive and Her Words of Comfort (audio play), Happy Birthday Mars Rover (staged reading). Preston holds a B.S. in Theatre from Northwestern University.

UCSD Credits

Limp Wrist on the Lever

Meladi Thive and Her Words of Comfort (WNPF '21, audio play)

Happy Birthday, Mars Rover (staged reading)



BS in Theatre, Northwestern University