Renée Wong (she/they) is an actor, playwright, and arts administrator based in Toronto. She received her training at Humber College in their Theatre Performance Program and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto, specialized in Strategic Management with a minor in Theatre Performance.
Renée is interested in creating work that explores marginalized stories, inspired by her personal experience being raised in both Hong Kong and Toronto. Her play, We Are Humans, Aren’t We? tackling the themes of self-identity and bullying, premiered at the Act Fast Theatre Festival 2019 and is in the process of further development. Renée has worked with Crane Creations Theatre Company as an Artistic Producer, and as a Festival Administrator with Paprika Theatre Festival 2018-2019.
Selected acting credits include: A Chinese Love Song (Humber Film and Television), TomorrowLove (Humber Theatre), Pandora In Blue Jeans (Humber Theatre), Elektra (Humber Theatre), QT Collective (The 519/Soulpepper Theatre), PuppetSchool: A Little Bit of Everything (SpringWorks Festival: PuppetWorks!), PrideCab (Buddies in Bad Times Theatre).
Currently, Renée is a member of the Design Lab at Paprika Theatre Festival 2020-2021. She is extremely excited and grateful to be the Apprentice Sound Designer for Through the Eyes. You can follow more of her work on Instagram, @reneeewcs