Backstage Pass with Lia Chang

Lia Chang as Nurse Lia on One Life to Live

On the ABC-TV daytime soap opera One Life to Live, I play Nurse Lia.

Lia Chang in the dressing room of the ABC-TV daytime soap opera One Life to Live in New York on June 9, 2010.

Lia Chang in the dressing room of the ABC-TV daytime soap opera One Life to Live in New York on June 9, 2010.

Click here to watch a clip of my latest episode of One Life to Live.

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Lia Chang’s Botanical Beauties Portrait Commission at School of Nursing at Kings County Hospital Center
Photo Call: Derek Walcott’s Marie Laveau
My Botanical Beauties for the LIU/King’s County Hospital Center Nursing School
RED opening reception at Gouverneur Healthcare Services
AAJA member Lia Chang’s RED photographic exhibit part of Chinese New Year celebration Powerplay Special Events to Mark 9-11
Port of Entry:The Angel island Immigration Station review/theater: Gulliver review/theater: A Politically Correct Two Gentlemen review/theater: Dark Visions of America in a Modern Depression
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Lia Chang © Tami Chang

Lia Chang © Tami Chang

Lia Chang is an actor, performance and fine art botanical photographer and an award-winning multimedia journalist.

As a photographer and videographer, Lia is frequently tapped to collaborate with artists, organizations and companies in establishing their documentary photo archive. She has been documenting her colleagues and contemporaries in the arts, fashion and journalism since making her stage debut as Liat in the National Tour of South Pacific, with Robert Goulet and Barbara Eden.

Lia last appeared onstage in Derek Walcott’s Marie Laveau at the Castillo Theatre. She was featured as Joy in the Signature Theater Company’s revival of Sam Shepard’s 1965 Obie award winning play, Chicago directed by Joseph Chaikin at the Public Theater. Off Broadway credits include: Jeff Weiss’ Obie Award winning Hot Keys (Naked Angels), Raunchy Asian Women (Ohio Theatre), The Confirmation (The Vineyard), Behind Closed Doors (MCC), Power Play (Billie Holiday Theatre), Two Gentlemen of Verona, Underground Soap, and Famine Plays (Cucaracha Theatre). Film and TV credits include: “Wolf”. “New Jack City”, ”Kiss Before Dying”, “King of New York”, “Big Trouble in Little China,” “The Last Dragon,” “Taxman,” “As the World Turns” and “New York Undercover.”

Lia’s portraits and performance photos have appeared in Vanity Fair, Gourmet, German Elle, Women’s Wear Daily, The Paris Review, VIBE, TV Guide, Daily Variety, Interior Design, American Theatre, Life & Style, OUT, New York Magazine, InStyle,,,,, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, USA Today, The Boston Globe, New York Times and Washington Post. A former syndicated arts and entertainment columnist for KYODO News, Lia is the New York Bureau Chief for She writes about culture, style and Asian American issues for a variety of publications and this Backstage Pass with Lia Chang blog. In July, selections of Lia’s archive of Asian Pacific Americans in the arts, fashion, journalism, politics and space will become part of THE LIA CHANG THEATER PORTFOLIO in the ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN PERFORMING ARTS COLLECTION housed in the Library of Congress Asian Division’s Asian American Pacific Islander Collection.

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