We are delighted to announce that JENNIFER TANG is on THE ELLE LIST 2020. This is ELLE UK’s celebration of the new leaders and shakers reframing the worlds of fashion, beauty, politics, culture and beyond as selected by a panel of judges including myself, Farrah Storr, editor-in-chief at ELLE UK, Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, actor Gemma Chan, fashion educator Sinéad Burke, author Candice Carter-Williams, and activist Munroe Bergdorf. If 2020 has taught me anything, it’s this: individuals like JENNIFER TANG not only make the difference, but they are the difference. This may have been a year of devastation, but 2020 has also been a year when bold talent like JENNIFER TANG has been able to stand out and soar.
We are excited to announce that award-winning theatre-maker and director Jennifer Tang has been named the next Genesis Fellow and Associate Director at the Young Vic. Jennifer is an award-winning theatre-maker and stage director, specialising in making new work across multiple disciplines. Her practice spans new writing, devised work and theatre with music, and she has extensive experience of working with communities and young people. Young Vic Artistic Director, Kwame Kwei-Armah said: I am delighted today to announce Jennifer Tang as the next Genesis Fellow. She joins the Young Vic with an eclectic body of work already under her belt, and I am looking forward to working alongside her.'
“...Jennifer Tang has crafted a production that stands up as a vividly realised theatrical experience...Verdict: Visually arresting, admirably unflinching depiction of an extraordinary real-life success story”
“Director Jennifer Tang’s production of Tse’s bestseller ingeniously blends humour, tragedy, anger, warmth and sadness in a show as perfectly seasoned as one of Tse’s own dishes…[a] wonderful production”
“A remarkable production that combines a cleverly structured script with outstanding performances and an impressive set to tell a compelling story of one woman's life.”
Manchester Theatre Awards
“...This is tragedy through a prism; four fierce beams, different shades of one story. Theme and variation, to stunning effect."
"Triumphant. Heartfelt exercise in community theatre."
"...Precisely tuned and sensitive about life's eternal questions…..If you’re curious about contemporary British drama in a classy production in its original language, you should visit GEST...."