Krishna Le Fan

assistant director

Krishna Le Fan began his entertainment career in San Francisco with his father’s dance company, Mangrove and the Blake Street Hawkeyes. His theatrical performance credits include Biloxi Blues at The Pasadena Playhouse, A Streetcar Named Desire with Gary Sinise at the Steppenwolf, The Rivals and Ah! Wilderness at Berkeley Rep, Love’s Labour’s Lost and Comedy of Errors at Chicago Shakespeare, Blood on the Cat’s Neck, Nana and Deathwatch at Trap Door Theatre, Tokens: A Play on the Plague produced by Whoopi Goldberg at Theatre Artaud, S.F, and Icefloes of Franz Josephland at the Angel Orensanz in NYC, filmed for the Whitney Museum. Krishna Le Fan has also directed at the Metropole Theater Works in Hollywood and in Chicago at the Chopin Theater and Trap Door Theatre’s productions of Katzelmacher and The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant by Rainer Fassbinder and The Fourth Sister by Janusz Glowacki, all to critical acclaim.

He is a graduate of the Goodman School of Drama and is also the International Director of the Awassa Children’s Project, AIDS Education Circus in Ethiopia. His documentary of the Awassa Children’s Project with Bullet Proof Films continues to generate revenue for the non-profit organization. Krishna pioneered mainstream internet entertainment as well, writing and performing episodics for

Congratulations Jeff Awards Nominees: Marzena Bukowska,
Simina Contras
and Danny Rockett

Trap Door welcomes
Associate Ensemble members:
Dennis Bisto
Abby Blankenship
Nate Cheeseman
Daniel Chenard
Bill Gordon
Henry Greenberg
Logan Hulick
Emily Nichelson
Benjamin Ponce
Kelsey Shipley


Congratulations to our amazing Danny Rockett for recent Joseph Jefferson Award - Original Music in a Play for "How to Explain the History of Communism to Mental Patients"
Time Out Chicago recognizes Trap Door as one of the best storefront theatres in the city!

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