Claire Wong is a Board Member and Joint Artistic Director, and Producer of Checkpoint Theatre.
As Joint Artistic Director of Checkpoint Theatre, Claire is responsible for the company’s artistic vision, strategies and programmes, and oversees the company’s business, operations, legal and regulatory matters. Claire often produces and directs the company’s productions, and also writes and performs for the stage and camera.
Claire graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Law (Hons). She was admitted to the Singapore Bar and practised as a litigator and a corporate lawyer. She worked in Sydney at Freehills and in Singapore at Allen & Gledhill, Helen Yeo & Partners and Rodyk & Davidson (now known as Dentons Rodyk).
She has performed in, and helmed, numerous productions to critical and popular acclaim in Singapore and in major international arts festivals and in cities in Europe, USA, Australia and Japan. Claire’s work has received nominations and awards over the years at the annual ST Life! Theatre Awards.
Claire was an Adjunct Fellow at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore. As a consultant, she provides corporate leadership training and creative consultancy services. She has served on various National Arts Council award and scholarship panels, and is a mentor for the Young Women’s Leadership Connection.
Actress and Director Claire Wong leads the way with excellence.The Straits Times, SG
Kudos to Wong for drawing out the potential of the text, even down to the smallest details… not only stunning but truly generous.The Flying Inkpot, SG
…an actress with immense stage presence, charisma and talent…The Business Times, SG