Charles Pang is a Meisner-trained actor who starred in The 25th Filial Exemplar, a short film by Leon Cheo that has been featured at multiple film festivals around the world. Most recently, he performed the roles of Tuck "Ralph" Ling in the presentation of Michael John LaChiusa's new musical American Eclipse, the Immortal Teacher in The Monkey King: A Kung Fu Musical (Queens Theatre, New York), and as one of the storytellers in Passage: A Walk of Chinatown Stories, a walking theatre street performance by the Museum of Chinese in America.
In addition to his musical theatre training at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA), he completed the 2-year Meisner Technique acting program at the Maggie Flanigan Studio under the tutelage of Charlie Sandlan in 2022. He has also studied with the Tony Award-nominated director Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and with the Perdekamp Emotional Method master instructors Sarah Victoria and Kristina Heuer.
Charles made his professional debut in Pornography for the People (HERE Arts Center, New York), written by Ming Peiffer and directed by Kat Yen in 2013. He later starred in the musical Romance of the Western Chamber (TADA! Theater, New York), and followed the national tour of A Christmas Story: The Musical for five years in the featured role of Waiter. He received praises for his work in Made in China at 59E59 (Click here for the New York Times review.) and Sans Me at The Tank (Click here for the Theaterscene.org review.).
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Charles speaks Cantonese, English and Mandarin. He holds a business degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and is an avid manga reader. For seven years, he has worked for the commemoration of Pvt. Danny Chen's passing. Charles has a keen interest in stories related to his culture and heritage, and he looks forward to expanding the types of characters he can play.