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WONG Tony

WONG Tony

Associate Dean of the School of Drama and Senior Lecturer (Acting) and Discipline Leader in Movement Curriculum

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WONG Tony

Biography

Tony Wong is an actor, director, dancer, choreographer, movement coach and playwright from Hong Kong. He graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 1997 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) degree, majoring in Acting. The Academy awarded him a scholarship and the Outstanding Actor Award 4 times. In 2009, he graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, Australia with a master’s degree in Drama, majoring Movement Studies.

From 1997 to 2001 he performed in the professional acting company Chung Ying Theatre Company as a full-time actor. In 2004, he established his own company, 2 On Stage and in 2010, he formed another company, Performer Studio, with a focus on developing physical theatre.

Tony has participated in over 100 theatre performances as an actor. His performances have been recognized by the Hong Kong Federation of Drama Societies and have won him an Actor Award at the Hong Kong Professional Awards in 2004; Best Director (Comedy/Farce) in 2006; Best Actor (Comedy/Farce) nominations in 2006 and 2011; Best Director (Comedy/Farce) nominations in 2012. Tony was also on the theatre award panel of judges for the Hong Kong Federation of Drama Societies in 2013.