Siho's work has been performed in New York City and Melbourne Australia. She was a founding member of Leviathan Lab and was former co-director of their Asian American Women Writers Workshop. She has studied with Hannah Bos, Paul Thureen and Oliver Butler of The Debate Society (The Flea Pataphyiscs Playwriting Workshop), Winter Miller (The Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA) at Primary Stages), screenwriter Jacob Krueger and playwright Richard Caliban.
An ambitious young actress learns a lesson on the true price of fame from an aging pro while waiting to audition for a certain "Winning" celebrity.
Performed as part of the Leviathan Lab AEA Asian Heritage Festival, May 2011. Cast: Cindy Cheung, Brent Yoshikami and Leanne Cabrera. Directed by Peter Kim
TIGER, TIGER, WOODS
A pro golf coach has his heart broken by the wandering swing of his favorite student.
Performed as part of Leviathan Lab's ONE NIGHT STAND: A 24 Hour Outdoor Play festival, June 2012. Cast: Ben Bartolone and Abigail Ramsey. Directed by Nelson Eusebio
YBW: YELLOW BRICK WALL, ANGRY ASIAN MEN PLAYED BY TWO HAPPY ASIAN GIRLS
Co-Written with Marisa Marquez
2W, 4 PUPPETS
Rice Flower, a WWII novel is green-lit to be the next blockbuster but these anti-exotic-blossoms face exploitation, objectification, and sexism. Two gregarious gals navigate a not-so-silk road playing 24 characters including Rush Limbaugh, Jim Kramer and Al Pacino.
This ain’t no Oriental Express, because we ain’t no carpet!
Performed as part of the 16th annual New York International Fringe Festival. Produced with Leviathan Lab and 4Hawk Productions, Yellow Brick Wall was Chosen for Best of Fringe 2012 Collection. Cast: Siho Ellsmore and Marisa Marquez. Directed by Danny Williams, choreography by Dax Valdes , lighting & projection design by Calvin Anderson and sound design by Ann Warren