Boiler Room 2016 Playwright: Zee Wong

PlaywrightThe Idea

Zee Wong

Zee is an actor, singer, and theatre-maker. Her father’s early encouragement of a reading habit grew into a love for literature, then into an undying love for the stage.

Zee’s recent acting credits include Café (The Twenty-Something Theatre Festival); Upstream (The Theatre Practice Actors’ Lab); and Glass Anatomy (Toy Factory). She was part of the original cast of Normal (Checkpoint Theatre) in 2015, nominated for Best Ensemble at the recent Life! Theatre Awards.

Zee has had the opportunity to write, devise and direct under the Theatre Practice’s two-year Actors’ Lab programme. She also got her first taste of theatre producing this year, managing Marketing, Publicity, Sponsorships for the Twenty-Something Theatre Festival under the mentorship of Creative Producer Tan Kheng Hua.

Zee hopes to create art that affects, moves, and inspires. She is also an incurable cat lady.

Portmanteau (working title)

Portmanteau explores the complex issue of gender relations – love, sex, consent, ownership, respect – through the lens of sexual violence.