Ms LAM, Krissy
Lecturer (Performing Arts Research)
Centre for Performing Arts Research
LAM, Yin Krissy has a multidiscipline background. She has training in the field of Drama Education, Applied Theatre, Performing in Contemporary Theatre, Molecular Biology and Microbiology. She has had solid experience in conducting research in the areas of performing arts, psychology and science.
Yin’s research interests lie in the areas of training performer’s bodymind, phenomenology, the art of story-telling, and group-devised Ethnodrama / Documentary Theatre. Yin has presented at international and local conferences including International Drama/Theatre and Education Association’s World Congress (IDEA), International Drama in Education Research Institute (IDIERI), Drama Education in Chinese Communities Conference (DECC), and Hong Kong Theatre/Drama and Education Forum Conference (TEFO). She has also published research papers in academic journals such as Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre Journal and Performance (RiDE), and Journal of Drama and Theatre Education in Asia (DaTEAsia).
Yin has collaborated with artists from different disciplines and cultural backgrounds, locally and internationally, taking her creative works to different countries including England, Belgium, Poland and Singapore. She has engaged in a wide range of performing arts projects which gained her extensive experience in research, performing, directing, teaching, training, supervising, writing and editing.
Yin is also an accomplished educator and theatre artist. She has designed and taught original theatre art courses for the Centre for Education Innovation at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and taught for both the Master’s and Professional Diploma programmes in Applied Theatre and Drama Education at the Hong Kong Art School. She has won numerous awards and nominations from professional performing arts bodies including: The Hong Kong Drama Awards, The Hong Kong Theatre Libre, and the International Association of Theatre Critics (Hong Kong) Awards.
Yin holds a Bachelor in Science in the Faculty of Science, and a Master of Philosophy in the Faculty of Medicine, from the University of Hong Kong, a Master of Drama Education from Griffith University, and a Master of Arts in Advanced Theatre Practice (Performing Stream) from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (RCSSD). She is also a Chevening Scholar who was granted the Chevening Postgraduate Scholarship for her training in RCSSD.