April Siutong Leung

Playwright, Performance Creator, Actor

April Siutong Leung 梁筱彤 (she/her) is an award-winning playwright, performance creator, and actor who grew up in Hong Kong and is now based in Tkarón:to (Toronto). She has worked with many celebrated theatre companies across Turtle Island including Blyth Festival, Factory Theatre, Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre, and fu-GEN Theatre. Her current projects examine emergent and surveillant technologies, cultural identity and relationships (per)formed and sustained through food, and the complex social hybridity of the Chinese-Canadian community. April is a recipient of the Ellen Ross Stuart Award and a finalist for Touchstone Theatre’s Flying Start. She is currently the Artistic Associate at Theatre Passe Muraille.