Mandarin Wu is a performer, director, choreographer, and educator. As a performer, her credits include: Pan Asian Rep's A Dream of Red Pavilions (off-Broadway), Follies (Dance Captain, Astoria Performing Arts Center), Metropolitan Opera dancer. She performed at the New York welcome banquet for Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on her 2019 US tour.
Mandarin's directing and choreographic credits for musicals include: Helen (Pan Asian Rep staged reading), Rapunzel (NAAP’s Discover showcase), Eastbound (NYTB Choreography Lab), and Romance of the Western Chamber (off-off-Broadway run). She holds an MFA in Dance from NYU Tisch, and a BA in Dance from UC Irvine. She is a dance adjunct of the Musical Theatre Program at Marymount Manhattan College.