Numerous awards throughout the years from the theatre arena and Asian community attest to the enduring artistic excellence, value and service of Pan Asian Rep:


2010- Present

2018 Pan Asian Rep was awarded an Obie Grant
2016 Tisa Chang honored East West Player's Visionary Award
2014 Pan Asian was selected to be part of WNYC and WQXR's Star Initiative
2012 Tisa Chang awarded Mayor Bloomberg’s American Dreamer “Visionary Award” for Pan Asian’s visionary work and advocacy on behalf of NYC’s immigrant communities 
2012 Tisa Chang honored at Transfiguration Education Association’s Annual Gala 
2010 Community Legacy Award presented to Tisa Chang by Asian American Arts Alliance 


2007 Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared March 5th, 2007 “Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Day” at our 30th Anniversary Gala, held March 5, 2007 
2004 Alfred Drake Award from Brooklyn College awarded to Tisa Chang

2002 Lifetime Achievement from Organization of Chinese Americans L. I. Chapter awarded to Tisa Chang 
2002 Honoree from Urban Stages
2001 The Lee Reynolds Award from the League of Professional Theatre Women to Tisa Chang 




1997 Proclamation for Asian Pacific Heritage Month from Mayor Giuliani 
1995 AT&T Onstage Program 
1993 Chinese American Cultural Pioneer Tribute from NYC Council President Andrew Stein 
1992 Women Herstory Month Tribute to Tisa Chang from the Borough of Manhattan President Ruth Messenger 
1991 Association for Asian Pacific Artists JIMMIE Award in Los Angeles 
1991 Barnard Medal of Distinction to Tisa Chang 
1991 Recipient of the AAPAA “Jimmy” Award 
1990 Participant in the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Arts Stabilization Initiative 
1990 Winner of the Fund for New American Plays 


1988 Special Theatre World Award for the Discovery and Encouragement of NewTalent
1987 Seward Park Asian Community Leadership Award to Tisa Chang, Artistic/Producing Director 
1987 Citation of Excellence by Edward Koch, Mayor of New York 
1986 Arts & Business Council Award 
1984 Obie Award to Ernest Abuba, Senior Artist, for his performance in Yellow Fever 
1983 New York Lioness - Organization of Chinese Americans Award 
1982 Chinatown YMCA “Recognition Award” for distinguished service to the Asian Amercan community 
1980 Designated as Primary Organization of the New York State Council on the Arts 
1980 Chinese American Arts Award