1. Tell me about your artistic life
I was born and raised in Taiwan, New York City to me is like a dream stage, I think that’s part of my American dream, a place that actor’s dream come true, so I moved here in 2015 and started my acting career. I did a few shows from theater play to feature films, I received a lot of opportunities than I did back in Taiwan.
2. What are you currently working on right now?
I’m still doing freelancing acting with a weekly improvisation show in East Village New York, and I signed with an agency right now, I believe that my career can be even better than before.
3. What visa are you on right now?
I’m holding an O-1 (ARTIST) visa
4. Tell me about any difficulties you may have faced while applying for the visa?
When I finally make everything on track, I only have around 35 days to finish all the portfolios and applications, so it was a huge struggle for me, even though if you want to pay full of attention on your application, but I still have auditions and rehearsals to attend, so basically I didn’t really get any rest during those days, but I’m glad that everything paid off now.
5. Do you have any advice for people who might want to apply for the same visa as you?
Keep your record for every performance you did, because once you need to apply, you have to do a lot of searching, so it is better if you already have those prepared then started to search your performance during your “final countdown”
For more information about the O1 / Artist visa check out our O1 / Artist Visa Application Guide and O1 / Artist Visa Immigration FAQ.
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