Resident Playwright2011 -- 2018
Mia Chung is the author of You for Me for You, Exquisite Corpse, Skin in the Game, an adaptation of The Orphan of Zhao, and We Spend Our Lives.
You for Me for You had a world premiere at Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Fall 2012 (in association with Ma-Yi Theatre Company and supported by an NEA grant), and a Boston premiere at Company One in Winter 2013. A new draft of the play was presented in the New Eyes Festival at Mu Performing Arts in Minneapolis in January 2014 and the Interact Theatre/Asian Arts Initiative reading series in Philadelphia in March 2014.
She has received awards and fellowships from Southern Rep, RISCA, TCG, and others; and her work has been developed by the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Civilians’ R&D Group, Doorway Arts Ensemble, Icicle Creek Theatre Festival, Inkwell, Kennedy Center, LAByrinth Theatre Company, Magic Theatre, Mu Performing Arts, Page Salon, Playwrights Realm, and Stella Adler Studio. She received a Sloan commission and a Creative Arts Council grant.
She is a member of New Dramatists and the Ma-Yi Writers Lab. She attended Yale (BA); the University of Dublin, Trinity College (M.Phil.); and Brown (MFA).