Jasmine Chen

    Residencies (2024)

    Jasmine Chen is a second-generation Taiwanese-Singaporean immigrant artist based in T’karonto (Dish with One Spoon Treaty Territory) and the unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. She is a performer, director, arts educator, producer, writer, and creator. Her work has engaged with communities across Turtle Island, including The Stratford Festival, Shaw Festival, Manitoba Theatre Centre, The Arts Club, Prairie Theatre Exchange, Factory Theatre, Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre, 4th Line Theatre, Cahoots Theatre, and Canadian Stage. At the core of her work is her dedication to community building and interdisciplinary collaboration. Her interest in multilingual creation, audience interactivity, social justice, and diasporic narratives often drive her artistic practice. She is a recipient of the Gina Wilkinson Award, the Jon Kaplan Legacy Fund Canadian Stage Performer Award, Stratford Festival Jean Gascon Award, Toronto Harold Award, and is a Dora Award nominee. Her work has been featured in CBC Arts, NOW Magazine, Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun, Intermission Magazine, the Georgia Straight, and Fete Chinoise Magazine.

    Website: msjasminechen.com