Ping Chong

47 Great Jones Street, New York, NY 10012
T: 212 529 1557 F: 212 529 1703
info@pingchong.org

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Year Production
2018 Undesirable Elements - Coming Jan 2018
Partner/Venue: The New Victory Theater
Collaborating Artists: Sara Zatz and Kirya Traber
2017 South of the 8
Partner: La Jolla Playhouse
Premiere: City Heights Performance Annex, San Diego
Collaborating Artists: Sara Zatz and Daniela Rivera
2015 PUSH: Real Athletes, Real Stories, Real Theatre
Partner: Tangled Arts + Disability
Premiere:Young Centre for the Performing Arts, part of Panamania Festival (2015 PanAmerican/ParaPanAmerican Games)
Collaborating Artist: Sara Zatz
2015 Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity
Partner: LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
Premiere: LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, Long Island City, NY
Venues: Lincoln Center Education
Collaboration Artists: Sara Zatz and Ryan Conarro
2013 Say My Name
Partner: BreakOUT!
Premere: 2013 Neighborhood Funders Group Convening, Jackson, MS
Venues: New York Live Arts, New York, NY, Funding Forward, Philadelphia, PA
2013 Brooklyn '63
Partner: 651 Arts and The Kumble Theater for Performing Arts
Premiere: The Kumble Theater for Performing Arts, Brooklyn, NY
Venues: Congregation Beth Elohim, Billie Holiday Theatre, Brooklyn Historical Society as part of the Brooklyn BEAT Festival, Brooklyn
Museum
Collaborating Artist: Talvin Wilks
2012 Undesirable Elements Festival
La MaMa in association with Ping Chong + Company
Real People. Real Lives. Real Theater.
October 18 – November 4, 2012 at La MaMa
Cry for Peace: Voices from the Congo
Secret Survivors
Inside/Out…voices from the disability community.
2011 Secret Survivors
Premiere: El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
Workshop production at Brecht Forum
Collaborating Artist: Sara Zatz
2010 Cry For Peace: Voices from the Congo
Partner: Syracuse University
Venues for Workshop productions: Syracuse Stage, Syracuse, NY,
Beckett Theater, NYC, Gonda Theatre, Georgetown University
Collaborating Artists: Kyle Bass and Sara Zatz
2009 The Women of the Hill
Partner/Venue: August Wilson Center for African American Culture, Pittsburgh, PA
Collaborating Artist: Talvin Wilks
2009 Invisible Voices: New Perspectives On Disability
Partner: Meeting the Challenge
Venue: Theatreworks, Colorado Springs, CO
Collaborating Artist: Sara Zatz
2009 Secret History: The Philadelphia Story
Partner: Village of Arts and Humanities, Philadelphia, and People’s Light Theatre Malvern, PA
Venues: Painted Bride Theatre, Philadelphia, PA; Village of Arts and Humanities, Philadelphia, and People’s Light Theatre Malvern, PA
Collaborating Artist: Sara Zatz
2008 Tales From The Salt City
Partner/Venue: Syracuse Stage, Syracuse, NY
Collaborating Artist: Sara Zatz
2008 Inside/Out. . .voices from the disability community
Commissioning/Producing Partner: VSA
Collaborating Artist: Sara Zatz
Work-in-progress reading: LaGuardia Performing Arts Center,
Long Island City, NY
Premiere: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts,
Washington, DC
Touring Engagements:
The TimesCenter, NY, NY
World Bank, Washington DC
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington, VT
Round House Theatre, Bethesda, MD
Amaryllis Theater, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Delta Rising
Partner: Mississippi Delta Heritage Project, 651 Arts, Brooklyn, NY
Venue: BRIC Theater, Brooklyn, NY
Collaborating Artist: Talvin Wilks
2008 Secret Histories/Oxford
Venue: Powerhouse Theater, Oxford, MS
Collaborating Artist: Leyla Modirzadeh
2007 Undesirable Elements/Asian-America
Venues: Asia Society (Manhattan) and Pregones Theater (Bronx)
as part of The National Asian-American Theater Festival;
Queens Theater in the Park, Asian Cultural Festival, (Queens)
Collaborating Artist: Sara Zatz
2006 Six Lives
Partner/Venue: Illusion Theater, Minneapolis, MN and statewide touring
Collaborating Artist: Sara Zatz
2006 UE 92/06 (Anniversary Production)
Venue: Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Collaborating Artists: Talvin Wilks and Sara Zatz
2006 Undesirable Elements/Albuquerque
Partner/Venue: North Fourth Arts Center, Albuquerque, NM
Collaborating Artist: Sara Zatz
2005 Secret History: Journeys Abroad, Journeys Within
Partner: Lincoln Center Institute
Venue: Clark Studio Theater, Lincoln Center, New York
Collaborating Artists: Leyla Modirzadeh and Sara Zatz
2005 UE 92/05 (Anniversary Production)
Venue: Colorado Festival of World Theater, Colorado Springs, CO
Collaborating Artists: Talvin Wilks and Sara Zatz
2005 Undesirable Elements/Ten Years Later
Partner/Venue: Illusion Theater, Minneapolis, MN
Collaborating Artist: Sara Zatz
2005 Native Voices-Secret History
Partner/Venue: Lied Center of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Collaborating Artist: Sara Zatz
2004 UE 92/04 (Anniversary Production)
Venue: RomaEuropa Festival, Rome, Italy
Collaborating Artist: Talvin Wilks
2004 Secret History: Journeys Abroad, Journeys Within
Partner: Lincoln Center Institute
Venue: Clark Studio Theater, Lincoln Center, New York, plus NYC school touring
Collaborating Artists: Leyla Modirzadeh and Sara Zatz
2004 Undesirable Elements/Seattle Youth
Partner/Venue: Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA
Collaborating Artist: Sara Zatz
2003 Undesirable Elements/Pioneer Valley, MA
Partner/Venue: New WORLD Theatre, Amherst, MA
Collaborating Artist: Talvin Wilks
2003 Undesirable Elements/Berlin
Partner/Venue: House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany
Collaborating Artist: Michael Rohd
2002 Children of War, Fairfax, VA
Producing Partner: Center for Multicultural Human Services
Venue: Theater for the First Amendment, George Mason University)
Touring Engagements:
Grantmakers in Health Conference (LA, 2003)
National Conference of Catholic Bishops (Washington DC, 2003)
Nathan Cummings Foundation (NY, 2003)
Ford Foundation(NY, 2003)
World Bank (Washington DC, 2003)
UNHCR’s World Refugee Day (Washington DC, 2003)
Cuyahoga Community College (Cleveland, OH, 2004)
2002 UE 92/02 (10th anniversary production)
Venue: La MaMa ETC, New York City
Touring Engagement: Lille Capital of Culture Festival, Lille, France 2003
Collaborating Artist: Talvin Wilks
2002 Undesirable Elements/Hanover
Partner/Venue: Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Collaborating Artist: Michael Rohd
2001 Undesirable Elements/Atlanta
Partner: 7 Stages and Youth Arts Connection, a program of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta
Venue: 7 Stages, Atlanta, GA, plus regional touring
Collaborating Artist: Talvin Wilks
2001 Secret Histories/Charleston
Partner/Venue: Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston, SC
Collaborating Artist: Talvin Wilks
2001 Undesirable Elements/Madison, WI
Partner/Venue: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
2000 Secret History
Venue: Ohio Theatre, New York City
Touring Engagement: Connecticut College, New London, CT
2000 Undesirable Elements/Washington DC
Partner/Venue: Gala Hispanic Theatre, Washington DC
Collaborating Artist: Michael Rohd
2000 Undesirable Elements/APA – NYU
Partner: Asian/Pacific/Americans Studies Program & Institute, New York University, NY
Venue: Gene Frankel Theater, NYC
1999 Undesirable Elements/East Harlem
Partner: Dreamyard
Venue:Julia de Burgos Cultural Center
Collaborating Artist: Trinket Monsod
1999 Undesirable Elements/Chicago
Partner: Duncan YMCA Chernin Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL
Touring Engagement: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
1999 Undesirable Elements/Hamilton College
Partner/Venue: Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
1998 Undesirable Elements/Newark
Partner/Venue: NJ Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ
Touring Engagements: Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ
1997 Undesirable Elements/Long Beach, CA
Partner/Venue: California State University, Long Beach, CA
1997 Undesirable Elements/Rotterdam
Schouwburg Rotterdamse, Rotterdam, Holland
Collaborating Artist: Dave Schwab
1997 Undesirable Elements/Yellow Springs
Partner/Venue: Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH
1995 Undesirable Elements/Tokyo (Gaijin)
1995 Yomiuri Theatre Award, Best Play, Japan
Partner/Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space, Tokyo, Japan
1995 Undesirable Elements/Seattle
Partner/Venue: The Group Theatre, Seattle, WA
1994 Undesirable Elements/Twin Cities
Partner/Venue: Illusion Theater, Minneapolis
plus regional touring for 10 years
1993 Undesirable Elements/NYC
Touring Engagements:
SUNY – Stony Brook, NY
West Kortright Center, East Meredith, NY
Art Awareness, Lexington, NY
McCarter Theatre (TCG Conference),
Princeton, NJ
American Museum of Natural History, NYC
Henry Street Settlement, NY
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
1993 Undesirable Elements/Cleveland
Partner: Performance Arts Festival, Cleveland, OH
Touring Engagement: Kent State University, Kent, OH
1992 Undesirable Elements/NYC
Partner/Venue: Artist Space, New York- original production