Cheng Nien Yuan


Cheng Nien Yuan is a Singaporean performance scholar and dramaturg. She is presently a Faculty Early Career Award Fellow at the Singapore University of Technology and Design. She obtained her PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Sydney in 2020. Her work explores the poetics of storytelling and dramaturgy in the digital age, intercultural theatre, and oral histories in/as performance. Her work has been published in the Oral History Review, Studies in Theatre and Performance, and Performance Paradigm among others. She has a forthcoming book, The Storytelling State: Performing Lives in Singapore published by the University of Hawaii Press (2025).




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