Panel Discussion:

Chantal Thuy, Andrea Walter,
Shing Yin Kor

Join actress Chantal Thuy (Broadway’s Linda Vista and CW’s Black Lightning), Andrea Walter (Empty By Design) and Shing Yin Kor (The American Dream?) sit down with CB Lee (Not Your Sidekick) to discuss creativity, their journey and how they celebrate their identity in the Asian and LGBTQ+ communities. Join us for conversation over tea, boba and snacks from Hey Hey. 


Chantal Thuy (she/hers) is a Canadian actress born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. She is fluent in English, French and Vietnamese. Thuy portrays the DC Comics’ character Grace Choi on The CW show “Black Lightning”, now in it’s third season. She has also guest starred on “Madam Secretary”, “Pretty Little Liars” and “Matador”.  On stage, Chantal Thuy is making her Broadway debut with Second Stage Theatre in the new Tracy Lett’s play “Linda Vista” at the Helen Hayes Theatre in New York. She will be reprising the role of Minnie Tran, which she previously played at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, alongside the Steppenwolf ensemble. Thuy’s stage credits in New York include Pan Asian Repertory Theater’s play “We Are”, Harold Clurman Lab Theatre’s “The Seagull” and “Winter’s Tale”, and reading series with the Ma-Yi Lab Theatre and African American Playwrights Exchange. Thuy is a graduate of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City.

Andrea A. Walter

Andrea Walter (she/hers) is a Filipino-British director who recently premiered her film Empty By Design at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, an official selection at the SoHo International Film Festival, CAAMFEST and more.

Shing Yin

Shing Yin Khor (they/them) is a Malaysian-American cartoonist making comics about feelings, monsters, and the immigrant experience, and an installation artist building big collaborative immersive art about new human rituals. Their graphic novel travel memoir, The American Dream? A Journey in Route 66 was published in 2019. They are also a co-organizer of the Resistance Cranes endurance art activism project, founder of the installation art collective Three Eyed Rat, and the writer/illustrator of The Legend of Auntie Po (Kokila 2020).

Join us for conversation over boba and snacks from Hey Hey!

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