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Zhang Jing

Senior Lecturer

Theatre

Qualification

Master in Literature in Theatre Studies,
The Central Academy of Drama, Beijing, China

Biography

A former professional artiste with the Beijing Children's Arts Theatre, Zhang Jing had acted in many movies and television dramas and was involved in dubbing work for stage plays. In addition, she was once an acting instructor with The Milky Way Children's Arts Ensemble of CCTV.

In 1993, at the invitation of renowned dramatist, the late Mr Kuo Pao Kun, Zhang Jing took up teaching positions with the Practice Performing Arts School as well as the National Institute of Education at Nanyang Technological University.

Zhang Jing has also contributed tremendously as an academician. She was invited to present a thesis and to conduct a workshop at the World Festival of Drama Schools held in the Philippines, jointly organised by the Central Academy of Drama in China and UNESCO. She was also instrumental in the success of NAFA’s official opening performance on 'Dream of the Red Chamber', staged in NAFA's Lee Foundation Theatre, in 2004.

Zhang Jing has also been a member of the judging panel for several essay recital competitions jointly organised by Lianhe Zaobao and Temasek Junior College.