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#AAPI TRAILBLAZER: Weiyi Zhang

Weiyi Zhang was born in China and is an actor. Her education involved stints at several boarding schools, beginning when she was five years old. Weiyi later studied at the University of Iowa. While in Our Town, she was in the cast of productions such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, William Shakespeare’s A Christmas Carol, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, The Pests, What We Give Back, and You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown for theatrical organizations that include the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, Kansas City Actors Theatre, and the Coterie Theatre. In addition, she acted in the film, Cooper. Weiyi is currently living in Los Angeles, California.                                 

Featured in the May 13, 2023 issue of The Independent.

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