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Cheng Nien Yuan

Dramaturg, (un)becoming

Nien Yuan is a performance scholar and dramaturg. She received her PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of Sydney in 2020. Her recent theatre credits include “Who’s There?” (2020) at the New Ohio Theatre Festival, “Where Are You?” (Singapore, 2021) at WILD RICE, and the live digital experience “PASSAGE” (2021) with the Random Disturbances collective.

Nien Yuan's performance scholarship centres around the politics and poetics of storytelling in Singapore. She is currently a researcher at the Intercultural Theatre Institute.