2018-2019 Princess Grace Fellow in Playwriting

August 13, 2018

Vichet Chum
Vichet Chum

We are delighted to announce that the 2018-2019 Princess Grace Fellow in Playwriting has been awarded to Vichet Chum for his play, Bald Sisters, about Cambodian-American sisters with differing experiences of their mother's death and their family's flight from the Khmer Rouge. Vichet will be in residence at New Dramatists throughout the upcoming season, and Bald Sisters will be available to read in the Michaela O'Harra Library. Please visit the Princess Grace Foundation website to read more about the Award and the other 2018 Fellows.

Vichet Chum is a writer, actor, director & theater maker, originally from Dallas, Texas, now living in New York City. His plays have been workshopped at the New Harmony Project, Second Generation Productions, Weston Playhouse, Florida State University, Cleveland Public Theatre, All For One Theater and Amios. Most recently, his play, KNYUM, had its world premiere at Merrimack Repertory Theatre (January 2018) where he also serves as an Associate Artist. He's a proud graduate of the University of Evansville (BFA) and Brown University/Trinity Repertory Company (MFA). vichetchum.com

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