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Jingan YOUNG

Jingan Young holds a BA (Hons.) in English with Film Studies from King’s College London and a Master of Studies in Creative Writing from the University of Oxford. She is currently reading for a PhD in Film Studies at King’s College London

As an award-winning playwright, Young was the first playwright commissioned and produced in the English language by the Hong Kong Arts Festival for FILTH (Failed in London, Try Hong Kong). Her training as a playwright includes The Royal Court Theatre’s Young Writers Programme (2011), The Hampstead Theatre’s Heat & Light Company (2011) and the Soho Theatre Writers Lab (2015 – 2016). The play The 38th Parallel was performed at the Park Theatre in 2015

Received the Peggy Ramsay Foundation Award for Playwriting (2016) and the Michael Grandage Company’s Futures Grant. Young is founder and artistic director of POKFULAM RD PRODUCTIONS 薄扶林道© and regularly commissions new writing from East Asian writers in the United Kingdom and China




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