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Adrienne Wong

Jury Member, 2019

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Adrienne Wong’s work straddles theatrical and digital space. She has performed in former morgues, current science centres, art galleries in the middle of the night, and at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Web projects include The Apology Generator, which earned her the inaugural Artist in Residence position on CBC Radio’s Q, and, commissioned by Nightswimming Theatre in Toronto. Other radio work includes writing, performing in and directing plays, and contributing to North by Northwest and The Afternoon Show, all out of CBC Radio Vancouver. Landline (created with Dustin Harvey) is a performance for audio recording and SMS that toured nationally and internationally for five years. Me On The Map (created with JD (Jan) Derbyshire) is a kids show about urban planning and collective decision-making, received a Jessie Richardson Theatre Award nomination in Vancouver and was selected for the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity 2017 Playwrights Colony. Adrienne’s writing has been published in Canadian Theatre Review, CdnTimes, and the anthology Asian Canadian Theatre. Adrienne was Artistic Producer at Neworld Theatre in Vancouver until 2013, where she commissioned and produced 11 “podplays” in partnership with Playwrights Theatre Centre and Martin King. Currently, she is Artistic Producer of SWS Performance, Festival Director of the Festival of Live Digital Art (foldA), and also co-edits the SWS online magazine CdnTimes. Now living in Banff, Alberta, Adrienne holds a BFA from Simon Fraser University’s School for the Contemporary Arts.


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