Selena

独立剧场创作者,老妖精ensemble创始成员。
剑桥大学心理学社会学学士,伦敦东15戏剧学院导演研究生。
长期实践集体创作剧场和社会纪录剧场,关注社群和个人的生存状态,希冀通过剧场行为发问,并启发个人探索、社群营造与疗愈、社会纪录与结构性反思等潜移默化的改变。常在工作中中使用“真实素材”(口述、纪实影像、流文本等)与”文学隐喻“杂糅,用编创工作法与素人,表演者,跨文化跨媒介艺术家开展实践。

个人作品包括:
2015《经痛独白》 独⻆戏,论坛剧场,芬兰赫尔辛基艺术节邀演;
2015-18《你从哪里来到瓦尔登湖?》以一群北漂破产艺校学生为中心的⻓期纪录项目,北京蓬蒿剧场,凹凸空间;
2016《静》 以MH370失联事件家属经历为起点的纪录剧场,北京南锣鼓巷戏剧节委约;
2017 “Witness” 基于切尔诺⻉利事件幸存者口述史的肢体剧场,伦敦Dash Arts 邀演;
2017《顾不上》 “No Time Gu” (or No Time Like Now) 中文新写作英语版翻译和导演,伦敦 Corbett Theatre;
2018《如⻥得水》24h亲密关系实验室+现场演出,上海明当代美术馆,乌镇戏剧节邀演;
*2020- 《入土为安》 有关死亡,临终关怀和赛博永生,自传式纪录剧场,上海;

集体创作及跨界合作:
2017 “His Child” 沉浸式时装阅读体验,人文服装品牌Fried Air出品,上海K11Chi美术馆;
2018-《到此一游》声音城市漫游系列,老妖精出品,其中:
《此地吴人》参展上海2019双年展“你的地方”,并与稻草人旅行社⻓期合作;
《甄文花的公交梦》为杭州⻄溪BubuBus艺术节委约;
2019 “Annata: Not A Real Drag Show”全女班卡布莱变装秀,老妖精出品,上海珍珠剧场;
2019《sheng女之家》“The Greatest Event in A Doll’s Life” 一次关于婚姻、家庭、女性自我的集体创作,首个获得易卜生奖的中国团队,上海明当代美术馆首演;
2020 《未来节日:端午游龙会》受全国自然教育网络委约,杭州青山村驻地项目等。

其他实践:
2015- 中学生英语戏剧教育实践, 杭州,上海,北京
2015-19 EURODRAM 欧洲剧本分享与翻译平台英语委员会成员
2017 The Theatre Times 译稿人
2018 LOOKOUT 性别艺术节撰稿
2017 汉诺威国际戏剧节研讨会
2019 台北艺术节研讨会等

Theatre director, deviser and teacher. Co-founder of _ao_ao_ing Ensemble.
Trained with psychological imaginations, Selena aspires to use theatre-making process as a means for self-discovery, community building & healing, social documentation, and all possibilities of real-time changes.
BA in Politics, Psychology and Sociology, Cambridge University; MFA in Theatre Directing, East 15 Acting School.

Independent Projects:
2015 “Period Pain Monologues” (solo and forum theatre, Beijing, Helsinki Festival);
2015,16,17, 18 “The Way to Walden” (documentary theatre project with students from a bankrupt art college, Beijing Penghao Theatre);
2016 “Quiet” (documentary theatre with significant others of MH370 incident, commissioned by Beijing Nanluoguxiang Festival);
2017 “Witness” (physical theatre based on oral history of Chernobyl, presented by London Dash Arts Dacha);
2017 “No Time Gu (or No Time Like Now)” (Chinese New Writing, London);
2018 “You Are My Water.” (live performance based on a 24-hour experiment on modern intimate relationship, produced by Shanghai McaM, Wuzhen Festival);
*2020- ”R.I.P. Papa” (a R&D project on (im)mortality, based on family autobiography hospice volunteer accounts and folk ritual studies, ongoing);

Ensemble Projects:
2018 “Weekly Scratch” (5 scratch shows in 5 non-theatre venues, Shanghai);
2019 “Tourists Like Us: Here Were the WU People” (audio city walk, Shanghai Biennale “Your Place” program);
2019 “Annata: Not A Real Drag Show” (A home-made cabaret, Shanghai the Pearl);
2019 “Tourists Like Us: The Legend of Zhen Wenhua” (audio bus tour, Hangzhou, commissioned by BubuBus Festival);
2019 “The Greatest Event in A Doll’s Life” (A devising piece on marriage, family and being a woman, winner of Ibsen awards scholarship, Shanghai McaM);
2020 “Future Fest: A 100-meter Dragon Flow” (residency at Hangzhou Qingshan Village, commissioned by China Nature Education Network);

Other Practices:
2015- Assisted Ruth Kanner, Matthew Lloyds, The Big House Company, Chinese Circus Group; Trained with Gecko Theatre, David Glass, Mike Alfred, Pak Pono, Mimi kartini;
2015- English theatre workshops for 15-18-year-olds across schools in China;
2015-19 Eurodram, English committee reader;
2017 The Theatre Times, translator;
2018 LOOKOUT Gender Festival, writer, Beijing;
2017 THEATREFORMEN fellowship, Hannover, Germany;
2019 TAIPEI ARTS FESTIVAL, seminar.

个人联系方式/Contact:
微信/WeChat: selenalu
邮箱/email: selena@aoaoing.com
电话/mobile: +86 13588399699