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Chih-Ching Chester Tsai is a playwright/director based in Taipei, Taiwan. He holds an M.A. in Drama and Theatre and an B.A. in Foreign Languages and Literatures from National Taiwan University. He was the resident director at Tainaner Ensemble. Chih-Ching's writing mainly investigates the essence of individual and family identities under Taiwanese culture and intercultural contexts. His directing approach foregrounds the literary texts and incorporates multimedia and cross-disciplinary materials. His original directing and writing works include The Reunion Dinner (2020), Stand Up! (2022) and Slipping through Fingers (2022). He has also worked on classics retelling projects like Antigone (2019) and The Madness of Titus Andronicus (2021). His works have been produced by Tainaner Ensemble, The Funny Old Tree Theatre Ensemble and Performosa Theater. He has worked as a director assistant to Po-Shen Lu, Theodoros Terzopoulos, Shaghayegh Beheshti and so on. 


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