ashley d. chang

(다영)

based in new york



  activism  

  farming  

animal welfare


2021

The Humane League, US
  • Content Manager

equity & inclusion


2020

Playwrights Horizons, New York

committees


2021

Groundswell Center, Ithaca

  art  

  scholarship  

dramaturgy


2021

Playwrights Horizons, New York Clubbed Thumb, New York Beehive Dramaturgy Studio, New York
2020

Asian American Arts Alliance, New York Playwrights Horizons, New York The Dennis and Victoria Ross Foundation, New York Musical Theatre Factory, New York
2019

Playwrights Horizons, New York Page 73, New York
2018

Moby Clit, by L. Hunter Petree, Dixon Place, New York

2017

The Red Tent, dir. Sohina Sidhu, Yale Cabaret, New Haven


2016

Kaspar, by Peter Handke, dir. Ayham Ghraowi, Yale Cabaret, New Haven


2015

peerless, by Jiehae Park, dir. Margot Bordelon, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven

The Secretaries, by the Five Lesbian Brothers, dir. Melanie Field, Yale Cabaret

Coriolanus, by William Shakespeare, dir. Yagil Eliraz, Yale School of Drama, New Haven


2014

The Ragged Claws, by Lina Patel, dir. Jedadiah Schultz, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York


artistic producing


2018

Page 73, Artistic Associate, New York
2017

Sister Sandman Productions, Producer, New York
  • Shadow. Eurydice Says, by Elfriede Jelinek, dir. Jessica Rizzo
Yale Repertory Theatre, Literary Associate, New Haven
Yale Cabaret, Artistic Director, New Haven
  • circling the drain, dir. Cole McCarty
  • The Other World, by Charles O’Malley, dir. Baize Buzan
  • Yale School of Drag
  • The Red Tent, dir. Sohina Sidhu
  • Xander Xyst, Dragon: 1, by Jeremy O. Harris, dir. Jesse Rasmussen
  • The Quonsets, by Alex Lubischer and Majkin Holmquist, dir. Aneesha Kudtarkar
  • Débâcles, by Marion Aubert, dir. Elizabeth Dinkova
  • Satellite Series Festival of Performance
  • The Meal, by Newton Moreno, dir. Stephanie Machado and Maria Inês Marques
  • In the Red and Brown Water, by Tarell Alvin McCraney, dir. Tori Sampson

2016

Yale Cabaret, Artistic Director, New Haven
  • Mrs. Galveston, by Sarah B. Mantell, dir. Rachel Carpman
  • Kaspar, by Peter Handke, dir. Ayham Ghraowi
  • Collisions, by Fred Kennedy, dir. Kevin Hourigan and Fred Kennedy
  • Thunder Above, Deeps Below, by A. Rey Pamatmat, dir. Sebastian Arboleda
  • Current Location, by Toshiki Okada, dir. Josh Goulding
  • The Slow Sound of Snow, by Jaber Ramezani and Payam Saeedi, dir. Shadi Ghaheri
  • Caught, by Christopher Chen, dir. Lynda Paul
  • Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again, by Alice Birch, dir. Jessica Rizzo
  • Styx Songs, dir. Lucie Dawkins
Red Baraat’s Brooklyn Mela, Art Direction, New York

2013

Freex, Producer, Stanford

literary


2016

Web Safe 2k16, “#cc99ff”
Fragmented Gaze, essay in exhibition catalog, curated by Loren Britton

performance


2017

Caught, by Christopher Chen, dir. Lynda Paul, in the role of Wang Min, Yale Cabaret, New Haven

2016

Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again, by Alice Birch, dir. Jessica Rizzo, Yale Cabaret, New Haven

2015

Sister Sandman Please, by Jessica Rizzo, dir. Jessica Rizzo, Yale Cabaret, New Haven
Crave, by Sarah Kane, dir. Hansol Jung, in the role of C, Yale Cabaret, New Haven

2014

The Mystery Boy, dir. Chris Bannow, Yale Cabaret, New Haven
Beginners, dir. Phillip Howze, Yale Cabaret, New Haven

publications


2021

“Staging Climate Science: No Drama, Just the Facts,” PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art

2020

“siren eun young jung’s Yeoseong Gukgeuk Project: Acts of Affect,” Afterall 49 (2020): pp. 59–68

2019

“Humanities/Art/Technology Research Center’s Post-Apocalypsis: Assembling and Describing the Post-Natural,” Global Performance Studies 3, no. 1 (2019)
“Ecofetishism: Fuckin’ with Plants,” Cuntemporary

2018

Genevieve Belleveau and Themba Alleyne, “Object Oriented Botany with Sacred Sadism,” interview by Ashley Chang, POV paper


teaching


2020

Playwrights Horizons Theater School, “Dramaturgy & Text Analysis,” Faculty

New York University College of Arts and Science, Caridad Svich’s “Dramaturgy,” Guest Speaker


2019

Playwrights Horizons Theater School, “Dramaturgy & Text Analysis,” Faculty

Yale School of Drama, Paul Walsh’s “Survey of Theater and Drama,” Teaching Fellow


2018

Purchase College, SUNY, “Introdution to Theatre and Performance Studies,” Lecturer

Yale College, Brigitte Peucker’s “The Films of Alfred Hitchcock,” Teaching Fellow


2017

University of New Haven, “Introduction to Theater,” Adjunct Professor


conferences and panels


2021

Ecology & Performance Working Group, co-convener, American Society For Theatre Research, San Diego, California, October 29–31

2020

Ecology & Performance Working Group, pre-conference co-convener, American Society For Theatre Research

2019

“What Dramaturgs Do and Why/When You Need One,” panelist, The Producer's Perspective Super Conference, New York, New York, November 17
Ecology & Performance Working Group, co-convener, American Society For Theatre Research, Arlington, Virginia, November 7–10
“Sam Shepard and Anti-Ecological Ethics,” presented as part of “American Drama’s Ethical Transactions,” Modern Language Association, Chicago, Illinois, January 3–6


2018

“Ecofetishism: Fuckin’ with Plants,” presented at the Ecology & Performance Working Group, American Society For Theatre Research, San Diego, California, November 15–18

“Lars Jan’s Holoscenes: Hydraulic Spectacle in the Anthropocene,” presented as part of “Performing Waste: Ecological Challenges and Imperatives,” Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Boston, Massachusetts, August 1–5

“The Science of Ecology in Theater and Performance,” presented as part of “Representation and the Material,” Second Annual Symposium on the Environmental Humanities, Yale Environmental Humanities, Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT, May 3


2017

“(Re)presenting Bodies of Ecological Scientific Data,” presented at the Ecology & Performance Working Group, American Society For Theatre Research, Atlanta, Georgia, November 16–19

“Ecological Performances of Posthuman Scales,” Beyond Humanism Conference Series, John Cabot University, Rome, Italy, July 19–22

“(Re)presenting the Real in Ecological Performance,” presented as part of “Aesthetics of Indetermination: Theatre of the Real, Multiplicity, and the Disruption of Authenticity,” Canadian Association for Theatre Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, May 27–30

“Vital Matter and Ecological Performance in the Anthropocene,” presented as part of “Metamorphic Magic: Performing Objects, Agency and Ecologies,” Canadian Association for Theatre Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, May 27–30

“Atomic Noise in Post-Apocalyptic Performance,” presented at the seminar “Atomic Performances,” Canadian Association for Theatre Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, May 27–30

“Lars Jan’s Holoscenes: Hydraulic Spectacle in the Anthropocene,” presented at the seminar “W.E.T: Water Ecologies in Theatre,” Canadian Association for Theatre Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, May 27–30

“A Material Feminist Approach to Dance: FlucT’s Agape,” Approaching Dance: The Doctoral Theatre Students’ Association Conference, The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY, May 11

“From Sense to Scale in Contemporary Performance of the Anthropocene,” presented as part of “Posthumanism and the Anthropocene,” Yale Environmental Humanities, Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT, May 4


awards, grants, and fellowships


2018

Dissertation Writing Fellowship, Yale School of Drama

Grant Recipient, School of Criticism and Theory at Cornell University

Mark Blankenship Award, Yale School of Drama


2017

Mark Blankenship Award, Yale School of Drama

Literary Associate Fellowship, Yale Repertory Theatre

Digital Humanities Lab Seed Grant, Yale University

digital humanities


2019

Conceiver, Performap, The Theatre Times

2018

Participant, “Help! I’m a Humanist!—Humanities Programming with Python,” Humanities Intensive Learning and Teaching


  education  


2021 Doctor of Fine Arts (DFA), Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism, Yale School of Drama, New Haven, CT

2016 Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism, Yale School of Drama, New Haven, CT

2013 Bachelor of Arts (BA) with Honors, English Literature and Philosophy, Stanford University, Stanford, CA


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