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Mr. Chong Wang

Théâtre du Rêve Expérimental, Founder and Artistic Director Beijing, China

Wang Chong, founder and artistic director of Beijing-based performance group Théâtre du Rêve Expérimental, is the leading force of Chinese experimental theatre. In 2008 Wang founded Théâtre du Rêve Expérimental. In 2012 he started the Chinese New Wave Theater Movement by presenting a series of new performances with innovative use of live video and sound.

Wang’s works have been invited to festivals in 12 countries, including: Taipei Arts Festival, Singapore International Festival of Arts, Adelaide OzAsia Festival, Rotterdam Festival de Keuze, and Oslo International Ibsen Festival. His productions include: The Warfare of Landmine 2.0, winning 2013 Festival/Tokyo Award; Thunderstorm 2.0 and Ibsen in One Take.

Wang is noted by The Beijing News as Experimental Artist of Year 2012. He received Asian Cultural Council Fellowship in 2012 and Han Suyin Award for Young Translators in 2007.