Perry Yung is a multimedia performance artist, actor and musician who works in contemporary performance art, television and film. He was founder of the Asian American performance collective SLANT Performance Group who created critically acclaimed theatrical performances garnering rave reviews from the New York Times. As a member of La Mama’s Great Jones Repertory Group, he has performed leading roles in Andrei Serban and Elizabeth Swados’ Fragments of a Greek Trilogy around the world. Perry is also a traditionally trained Japanese shakuhachi flute craftsman and musician. He leads meditation flute making and playing workshops in Zen temples and colleges across the United States. Since 2009, he has been producing the Family Playdate Series for La Mama Theater in New York CIty and specifically using the shakuhachi flute to show the importance of acknowledging and embracing heritage. More recently he has been integrating the traditional zen flute into film and television such as in Warrior for Cinemax/HBOmax, and has been making video meditation art. Here’s a link to an aggregated list of interviews in podcast, video and print.