Speaker - Meng Jinghui

 Meng  Jinghui  Thumbnail


Meng Jinghui is a leading Chinese playwright and director whose avant-garde, experimental works have brought him widespread popularity in theatres across Beijing. Early in his career, Meng was recognized for his performance in Eugene Ionesco’s The Rhinoceros in 1987 and his direction of Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett in 1991. To date, Meng has created over ten plays with his wife Liao Yimei, who he met while pursuing a Masters in Acting and Directing at the Central Academy of Drama. His plays include the acclaimed Si Si Fan (1993), I Love XXX (1994), and Bootleg Faust (1999). Meng’s first film, Chicken Poets, debuted in September 2002. Meng has participated in arts delegations to Avignon and Vienna among others, and runs a performance studio at the National Theatre Company of China.

1 Program

Famous Playwrights of the Chinese World

03.11.13 | 01:09:16 min | 0 comments