Attention NIC community! Our very own NIC instructor Raugi Yu (@raugi on instagram) directed Vancouver Fringe shoe “Hi, My Name Is Jai” and it is opening TODAY! The show runs from Sept 16-19th at Performance Works on 1218 Cartwright Street, Vancouver! Congratulations Raugi! Follow the link in our bio to get your tickets today! Read on to find out more about the show:
“Why would you change the name you’ve been answering to your whole life? How do you find a new one? Why would anyone go to the trouble? Artist and performer Jai Djwa brings you on his journey with friends in HI MY NAME IS JAI. Learn the secret power of changing your name in this funny and poignant show, directed by Raugi Yu.”
In the late 1990s, Yu began appearing on television. In 1998 he appeared in one episode of The Sentinel. In 2001, he was the voice of the Cook in several episodes of the PBS children’s animated series, Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat and also in an episode of Dark Angel. From 2002 – 2004, he appeared in three episodes of Da Vinci’s Inquest. He was seen in one episode of Gather Up Little People episodes of Dead Like Me in 2003, two episodes of The Dead Zone in 2003 and 2004, as well as playing the Chinese son in the film Spook in 2003. In 2006, Yu appeared in the television shows Intelligence, and Masters Of Horror. In 2007 he played Dennis in When a Man Falls in the Forest and Wayne Kwan in an episode of Eureka. Most recently, Yu was seen as Kam Fong on the series JPod. Yu was part of the recurring cast for Mr. Young.