Ka-Ling Cheung

Department of Drama

Instructor, Tepper Semester

Ka-Ling Cheung

Syracuse University's Fisher Center
136 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York NY 10016

Ka-Ling Cheung is a New York-based actor, teacher, and self-tape coach.

In addition to the Tepper Semester, Cheung teaches at New York University Tisch Dance & Open Arts, The New School, and Columbia University. She has taught at SUNY Purchase and the New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts. Her acting credits include the Broadway tour of "War Horse" and the national tour of "The King and I."  Regional credits include: American Conservatory Theater, American Repertory Theater, The Rep at St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Long Wharf Theatre, San Jose Rep, Portland Center Stage, Pittsburgh Public, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Artists Repertory Theatre, Weston Stage, Berkshire Playwrights Lab and others. She was also in the world premier of "Wild Swans" at the Young Vic in London. Her TV credits include: "East New York," "Shelter," The Other Two," "Uncoupled," "Broad City," "Law & Order: SVU," "Blue Bloods," "Limitless," "Elementary," and others. Film: upcoming "Chang can Dunk" on Disney+.

Cheung received an M.FA from the American Conservatory Theater. She received the Juilliard Teaching Fellowship Drama Division and the Lloyd Richards Teaching Fellowship through the National Alliance of Acting Teachers. She is a proud member of The Actors Center and The National Alliance of Acting Teachers.


  • M.F.A., American Conservatory Theater
  • B.A., University of California at Irvine