Tina Huang was born in Dallas and raised in New York. She is first generation Taiwanese-American and is a fluent Mandarin speaker. Raised in Chinatown and the Lower East Side of New York City, she studied theatre at LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts and NYU's Tisch School of Arts where she graduated with a B.F.A. in acting, directing and design.
In 2016, Huang co-founded 1:1 Productions, LLC. with Karla Mosley. 1:1 Productions’s mission is to champion women of color in front and behind the camera. 1:1 is the worlds’s ratio of men to women, therefore, 1:1 Productions believes there should be equal representation in all aspects of production.Their first project is XIN, a short film written by Huang and is currently in post-production. 1:1 Productions will be expanding the short into a feature length script by 2018.
Huang is best known for her TV role as ‘Susie Chang’ on TNT’s critically acclaimed series “Rizzoli & Isles” and ‘Lily Park’ in Nickelodeon’s “Hollywood Heights.” Other recurring roles are ‘Dr. Linda Chu’ on “General Hospital” and ‘Janet’, in NBC’s “The Night Shift.” Television and film credits include “Shameless,” “Switched at Birth,” “CSI,” “The Office,” “The Kroll Show,” “House,” “Criminal Minds,” LARRY CROWNE, and DRIVE. Amongst her stage credits is an award-winning production of Amy Tan’s Immortal Heart that went on a successful American west coast tour and a French Tour.
Active in theater, Huang is a founding member of Ammunition Theatre Company in Los Angeles and is currently serving as Co-Artistic Director. Ammunition Theatre Company (or Ammo) was founded by a group of passionate artists and activists. By fostering original works and reimagined classics, Ammo’s mission is to celebrate underrepresented communities and their stories while engaging in social activism through community partnerships. Recently, Huang also became a member of another award winning Los Angeles based company, IAMA Theatre Company.
Huang performs in the sketch comedy production Fairy Tale Theatre: 18 & Over which has garnered rave reviews including the Los Angeles Times and LA Weekly. With its success, the sketch show was invited to perform overseas at the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival in the UK in 2015.
Current writing/directing/producing projects include “Darknet" (TV pilot), "Fake Mars" ( web series ), "Wedlocked" ( web series ), and He Was Asking for It (short film) along with many other projects in development.