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YuyuWang

Director London

Yuyu Wang is a London-based theatre maker and creative producer originally from China. She trained at the MFA Advanced Theatre Practice in the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She is keen to explore universality through cultural specificity and use art as a force of social change. She is part of the Young Agitators Programme at the Royal Court Theatre 2019/20 and the Emerging Producers Development Programme 2019 supported by the Fringe Society and British Council. She is the artistic director of Cheeky Chin, a London-based collective of theatre makers of East Asian descent. As a female-led company collaborating with international artists, they make innovative devised theatre performances of socio-political importance. Cheeky Chin is one of the associate companies of Tamasha Theatre Company 2019/20.

Preferred pronoun: she/her

Credits

DIRECTOR/DEVISER, Money Funny Sunny, DARE Festival/Shoreditch Town Hall, 1 week, 2019
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, The Significant Other, The Vault, 1 week, 2018
DIRECTOR/DEVISER, The Invisible, Blue Elephant Theatre, 1 week, 2017

Training

MFA Advanced Theatre Practice (2016-2018), Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Young Agitators Programme (2019-2020), Royal Court

Experience

2-5 years

Skills

Acting
Devising
Dramaturgy
Languages
Performance Art
Physical Theatre
Site Responsive/Immersive
Working with Young People

Additional Languages

Chinese (Mandarin)

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