Theatre Director Wang Chong
Ping Pong Productions represents Wang Chong and his theatrical works for touring, residencies, and commissioning opportunities.
Productions include Ibsen in One Take, Thunderstorm 2.0, Ghosts 2.0, Warfare of Landmine 2.0, Constellations, Revolutionary Model Opera 2.0, Lu Xun, and Little Emperors to premiere in 2017 in Melbourne, Australia as part of AsiaTOPA.
Aspiring and ambitious, theater director Wang Chong is on a mission to overthrow the dated stage techniques that dominate Chinese theater today.
Experimental Artist of the Year
About the Director
Wang Chong is the artistic director of Beijing-based performance group Théâtre du Rêve Expérimental. He studied theatre in the United States at UC Irvine and University of Hawaii. His works have toured China, Hong Kong, Japan, U.S., Canada, U.K., France, The Netherlands, Australia and elsewhere, receiving both popular and critical acclaim.
Wang has become the leading force of Chinese experimental theatre, known for his explorations in multimedia performance and documentary theatre. Thunderstorm 2.0 was named by Beijing News as “one of the best 10 small theatre works in China during the last 30 years.” Ibsen in One Take was noted by Literary Life Weekly as one of the “Top 10 performances of 2012 in China.” The Flowers on the Sea 2.0 was the first independent theatre production commissioned by China’s prestigious government-run Shanghai International Arts Festival. His translations include Mike Daisey’s "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs", Woody Allen’s "Central Park West", and Eve Ensler’s "Vagina Monologues".