Stephanie Wong

Current Position
Re:Naissance Opera
Associate Artistic Director

Biography

Born in Hong Kong, Stephanie Wong (she/her/hers) is a multidisciplinary artist now living on the ancestral and unceded lands of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples (Vancouver, BC). A graduate of Studio 58’s acting program, she has toured across Canada and the USA, working professionally as an actor, set designer, director and creative collaborator. She strives to use her voice and platform as a vehicle for activism and education. By honoring the intersections of her professional and personal experiences, her art seeks to amplify the stories of those most unheard, exploring themes of culture, connection, and coexistence.

She is a core member of the emerging theatre collective happy/accidents, and is the Artistic Associate at re:Naissance Opera. Her first short film bàba, written, directed, and designed by Wong, has made its way to film festivals in Vancouver, New York, LA, London, and Berlin. She has worked for various theatre companies nationally, highlights including Theatre Replacement, The Chop, Neworld Theatre, Buddies in Bad Times, The Arts Club, Studio 58, Western Canada Theatre, Electric Company Theatre, Gateway Theatre, Touchstone Theatre, Zee Zee Theatre, and Green Thumb Theatre.

Experience

Re:Naissance Opera

2017 - Present
Vancouver, BC

Associate Artistic Director

2017 - Present