Mu produces great performances born of arts, equity, and justice from the heart of the Asian American experience.


Mu celebrates and empowers Asian Americans through theater and taiko.

Primary Artistic Values

  • To give voice and cultural profile to the Asian American community.
  • To offer opportunities for mainstream audiences to gain insight into and empathy for Asian American culture and heritage.
  • To provide professional development opportunities for emerging Asian American artists.
  • To promote awareness of and progressive action on issues of social justice and gender equality in society.
  • To move, provoke, and challenge our audiences to understand, embrace, and celebrate diversity.

The Meaning of Mu

Mu (pronounced MOO) is the Korean pronunciation of the Chinese character for the shaman/artist/warrior who connects the heavens and the earth through the tree of life.