Sim Yan Ying “YY”
Co-creator, (un)becoming &
Judge, 24-Hour Playwriting Competition
Sim Yan Ying "YY" is a theatre artist based in Singapore and New York. She creates as a director, performer, and writer, and is particularly drawn towards intercultural works that challenge existing forms and boundaries. Original works include: “Where Are You?” (WILD RICE, Mabou Mines), “Who’s There?” (The Transit Ensemble, New Ohio Theatre), “I Love White Men” (Caveat NYC, Ars Nova ANT Fest, Dixon Place), “Without Reason” (Esplanade), “06:58” (The Substation). Her works are both experimental and accessible, physical in nature, and reflective of a diversity of lived experiences.
YY is currently an artist in the Mabou Mines SUITE/Space program and Fault Line Theatre’s Irons in the Fire. Training: BFA NYU Tisch, 2017 SITI Company Summer Intensive. simyanying.com. IG: @simyanying