Department of Theatre
- Production & Design
- B.F.A., Central Academy of Drama, Beijing
- M.A., University of Leeds, England
- M.F.A., Central St. Martins College of Art and Design, London
Professor Yu is the faculty scenic and lighting designer, Member of United Scenic Artists Local 829 and The Society of British Theatre Designers. He has worked in theatre, film, and television in Europe, China, Hong Kong, and the USA. His design credits include The Adventure of Por Quinly for South Coast Repertory; The Best man for the East and West Players Theatre, LA; The Little Prince, and Tea for Sacramento Theatre Company; Convenience for Human Race Theatre, Ohio; Modigliani for Elephant Theatre, LA; Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merry Women of Windsor, and As You Like It for Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Stone Angel for Broomsberry Theatre, London, Whale for Haragate Theatre, England; Casablanca, The Dance (Associate Designer) for Warner Brothers; The Power of Morality (a national award ceremony) for China Central TV; Film The Opium War for Xie-Jin Films and the Foreign Moon for Media Asia (Hong Kong) and BBC Films.
He was a co-author of the book Devised and Collaborative Theatre and is skilled in the use of digital technology in theatre design.