Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Theatre
Ding Mei Kui


Ding Mei Kui

Ding Mei Kui Headshot

Artist in Residence (The Monkey King, 2015)

Ding Mei Kui is the Artistic Director of the Qi Shu Fang Peking Opera Company and acts the part of The Monkey King their company’s many operas featuring that character. Born into a family of actors, Mr. Ding is a forth generation Peking Opera performer and began his martial arts training at six years old. He directed the Broadway production of The Women Generals of the Yang Family.

Supported in part by a Creating Inclusive Excellence Grant from the MSU Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives.