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Artist Bio

WANG Chong

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Wang Chong is one of China's most influential theatre directors, born after 1980. He makes use of the latest artistic vocabulary and deals with the topicality of theatre. His works have been performed in 16 countries. Wang Chong translated and directed "The Vagina Monologues," "Hamletmachine," "Constellations" and other European and American masterpieces of postmodernism works, and also revolutionized Chinese classics such as "Thunderstorm 2.0," "Teahouse 2.0" and "Revolutionary Model Opera 2.0." “The Warfare of Landmine 2.0” won 2013 Festival/Tokyo Award; Lu Xun was noted by The Beijing News as The Best Chinese Performance of the year; “Teahouse 2.0” won One Drama Award The Best Little Theater Performance of the Year. Since 2017, Director Wang Chong has started living in The De-electrified Territory (TDT, or Ting Dian Ting), a self-designed Beijing apartment that has no electricity and no electronics. He also stopped using mobile, Facebook, Weibo and WeChat at the time.