Ah Kuan is one of China’s most notable costume designers working in Beijing. Recognized for designing costumes for over a hundred productions of theater and film, he was widely touted for his designs for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. Ah Kuan has also been the costume designer for the last three Action-Musicals by Sight, Sound & Action, Heartbeat Hawaii, Monkey King, and Senses (Las Vegas edition). For his work on Monkey King, Ah Kuan won a nomination for the 2010 Toronto Dora Award for Best Costume Design. In 2013, Ah Kuan won the Beijing Denny Award for Best Costume Design for the dance drama, Fei Tang Shou Song, recognizing his work for reaching the highest level of international excellence.