SURRIJA (JANE LUI)
Streamed LIVE on May 6th, 2020, at 6pm PDT
Surrija (Jane Lui) is an award-winning recording artist, actor, music producer, with four studio albums, singles, and a large body of work on YouTube Channel, Luieland (4.6M views). Bachelor of Music – SDSU School of Music, choral conducting emphasis. Her latest album is here.
Recent acting credits include CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND (Arranger, Pou, keyboard & percussionist) at Signature Theatre (NY), La Jolla Playhouse, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, & South Coast Repertory, VIETGONE (Huong) East West Players – nominated for Best Production, Best Ensemble at LA Drama Critics Circles 2019, and SECRET IN THE WINGS (original compositions & music direction) – Coeurage Theatre Co. nominated for Best Original Music at StageRaw Awards 2018.
SURRIJA, her newest self-titled Full length album was released April 3, 2020 with resounding reviews from Earmilk, Bearded Magazine, AudioFemme, Clout, and more, with $40K successfully funded by loyal backers on Kickstarter. Her work has been featured on Virgin America In-Flight, MAKE: Mag, UPPERCASE Magazine, MTV Iggy, Huffington Post, Jezebel. Music video Southern Winds, with her handmade miniature cardboard sets, was Kickstarter Staff Pick and won Best Music Video at Dublin Web Fest 2016. She has worked with Jason Mraz, Felicia Day, Tamlyn Tomita, Greg Pak, CDZA, AJ Rafael, and has toured internationally since release of album Goodnight Company (2011 Best Recording Nominee, San Diego Music Awards).
“I began acting & voice-over work in 2012, and fell in love with how they’ve informed my songwriting and sound. Maybe I really enjoy change, or maybe I’m just antsy, but pushing limits has become the sun and water for growing potential.” Jane just finished her off-broadway debut with CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND by Lauren Yee at Signature Theatre, NYC.