Natalia Duong is a performance artist, director, choreographer, and scholar based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her interdisciplinary research interweaves performance studies, disability studies, and critical new materialisms to examine embodied transmissions of the chemical compound Agent Orange across human and nonhuman bodies in Vietnam and the United States. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Performance Studies with a Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender, and Sexuality at the University of California, Berkeley.
Recent/Upcoming Creative Projects
Assistant Director, The Luckiest by Melissa Ross, dir. by Jaime Castañeda, La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA (July 2019)
Choreographer, Hamlet by William Shakespeare, dir. by Michael Socrates Moran, produced by Ubuntu Theater Project, Flight Deck, Oakland, CA (Sept-Oct 2018)
Assistant Director, Seize the King by Will Power, dir. by Jaime Castañeda, La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA (Aug 2018)
Assistant Dramaturg, Colonialism is Terrible, but Pho is Delicious by Dustin Chinn, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, San Francisco, CA (July 2018)
Assistant Director, Vietgone by Qui Nguyen, A.C.T.'s Strand Theater, San Francisco, CA (Jan-April 2018)