Trà Nguyễn

Dramatic Writer
Class of 2022



Trà Nguyễn experiments with theater and builds frameworks to transfer such capacity. Until 2019, Trà has been Acting Director of Sàn Art, the longest-running independent space for contemporary art in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam). In this role, she has contributed to various educational programs for visual art. In 2018, Trà launched The Run – A Theater Project, the first platform dedicated to interdisciplinary experimental theater in Vietnam, fully incubated and run by a Vietnamese theater-maker. She has since produced a number of original works and workshops that engage differing aspects of performing, visual, and dramatic arts to explore the possibilities of performance. Trà pursuits the MFA in Dramatic Writing at Carnegie Mellon University on Fulbright scholarship. She is 2020-2022 Global Fellow with the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University.