Jiayun Zhuang

Dramaturg

Jiayun Zhuang teaches as an assistant professor in the Department of Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Four of her plays, 25.3 KM-An Interactive Performance on A Moving Bus (2014), One Fine Day (2013), A Madman’s Diary (2011), and Stockholm Syndrome (2010), were well received in Beijing. A Madman’s Diary, which premiered at the 2011 Beijing International Theater Festival, was selected for the 2012 FESTIVAL/TOKYO Performing Arts Festival and the 2012 Chinesischer Herbst-Contemporary Chinese Art Festival (held in Berlin). Her research interests include Contemporary and Avant-Garde Asian Theater and Performance, Community-based Theatre and Civic Engagement, and Inter-Asia Cultural Studies. Her most recent articles have appeared in Asian Theatre Journal, TDR/The Drama Review, Theatre Journal, and The Drama Review.

Shows at Playmakers

Hold These Truths April 23, 2014 - April 27, 2014
4000 Miles April 1, 2015 - April 19, 2015