Hsing-lin Tracy Chung

Hsing-lin Tracy Chung
National Taiwan Junior College of Performing Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
Lecturing: Chinese Jingju Theater
Host: Department of Theatre, Denison University, Granville, OH
January 2003-May 2003

As a Scholar-in-Residence at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, Hsing-lin Tracy Chung taught her students the art of Jingju theater, ending the semester with an adaptation of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew. Jingju theater is based on aesthetics and the belief that above all, any performance must be beautiful. Chung has also played an important role in making traditional Jingju come alive in Taiwan. A graduate of the National Fu-hsing Dramatic Arts Academy, she has appeared in more than 30 Jingju productions. She is currently the dean of academic affairs at the National Taiwan Junior College of Performing Arts.

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