Claire Wong is the co-founder, Joint Artistic Director, and Producer of Checkpoint Theatre.
Claire Wong is the co-founder, Joint Artistic Director, and Producer of Checkpoint Theatre. Trained in both Asian and Western performing arts, Claire obtained her Master of Fine Arts (MFA, Theatre Arts) from Columbia University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the National University of Singapore and was formerly a litigation and corporate lawyer.
As a theatre director, Claire recently directed Adib Kosnan’s Keluarga Besar En. Karim (The Karims) (with Joel Lim, 2021); Zenda Tan’s Eat Duck (2019); Huzir Sulaiman’s Displaced Persons’ Welcome Dinner (2019), a commission of Singapore International Festival of Arts; Dana Lam’s Still Life (2019); and Faith Ng’s Normal (2017, 2015). As an actress, Claire has performed in landmark Singapore productions and international arts festivals. She co-wrote and performed Recalling Mother which played in Singapore, New York, Brisbane, and Adelaide.
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