Xiao Che got her MA degree in English Language and Literature from Beijing University in China, and PhD degree in Theater Studies from University of California-Santa Barbara. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow of Theater, Film, and TV Studies at Shanghai Theater Academy, and now she is a visiting scholar at Department of Motion Pictures and Interactive Media at University of Miami. As an artist, she has many training and credits as a writer, director, and actor in theater and film. As a scholar, she has published a book on Chinese dance-theater and a dozen articles in refereed journals. As a teacher, she has taught many classes in theater, film, literature, history, and English at University of California-Santa Barbara, San Diego State University, Shanghai Theater Academy, and Shanghai Maritime University.