Face to Face: Hmong Women’s Experiences


About the Production

Face to Face: Hmong Women’s Experiences is an interview-based theater production featuring five local Hmong community members, sharing their true stories on stage. It addresses complex issues such as the history and arrival of the Hmong community in St. Paul, coming of age as a first generation Hmong American, and finding one’s voice and identity while balancing cultural and family expectations. Through their stories, the cast addresses topics including mental health and depression, bullying, domestic and sexual violence, gender identity, beauty standards and more.

Production Team And Cast

Directed by

Sara Zatz and Katie Ka Vang

Written by

Sara Zatz and Katie Ka Vang, in collaboration with the performers

Lighting Design

Shannon Elliott

Sound Design

Akiem Scott

Projection Design

Maxwell Collyard

Stage Manager

Ashley Raper


Laurine Chang, Houa Moua, Pang Chai Xiong, Pang Foua Xiong and Cydi Ywj Siab Yang


Park Square Theatre