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Chongren Fan

 
Bio:
Chongren Fan is a New York-based bilingual stage director, originally from Shanghai, China. He is the Artistic Director of Yangtze Rep and Producing Associate at Pan Asian Rep. Directing Credits: Damon Chua’s The Emperor’s Nightingale (Theatre Row, 2019 OBA Award nomination); Friedrich ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Chongren Fan is a New York-based bilingual stage director, originally from Shanghai, China. He is the Artistic Director of Yangtze Rep and Producing Associate at Pan Asian Rep. Directing Credits: Damon Chua’s The Emperor’s Nightingale (Theatre Row, 2019 OBA Award nomination); Friedrich ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

Photos

(clockwise from top)  Richard Chang, 
Chongren Fan, Ernest Abuba Photo

(clockwise from top) Richard Chang, Chongren Fan, Ernest Abuba

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Date:
03/17/2022
Max Chang, Richard Chang and Chongren Fan Photo

Max Chang, Richard Chang and Chongren Fan

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Date:
05/08/2019
Richard Chang, Chongren Fan, Eric Elizaga, Viet Vo and Jason Ma Photo

Richard Chang, Chongren Fan, Eric Elizaga, Viet Vo and Jason Ma

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Date:
05/08/2019
Chongren Fan, Qihao Huang, Esther Chen Photo

Chongren Fan, Qihao Huang, Esther Chen

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Date:
05/31/2016

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

Chongren Fan Biography

Chongren Fan is a New York-based bilingual stage director, originally from Shanghai, China. He is the Artistic Director of Yangtze Rep and Producing Associate at Pan Asian Rep. Directing Credits: Damon Chua‚Äôs The Emperor‚Äôs Nightingale (Theatre Row, 2019 OBA Award nomination); Friedrich D√ľrrenmatt‚Äôs Romulus the Great (TBG Theatre); Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig‚Äôs 410[GONE] (TFTNC), China Premiere of Marie Jones‚Äô Stones in His Pockets (Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center). Upcoming productions: Tiger Style! (TheatreSquared, AR); Citizen Wong (Off-Broadway World Premiere at Pan Asian Rep). He has been a guest lecturer at Barnard College and Yale School of Drama. He is a member of Off-Broadway League‚Äôs Equity Inclusion Diversity committee. SDC member. www.chongrenfan.com





Chongren Fan News

Sunday Morning Michael Dale:  Witnessing History with All The Mournful Voices and Get Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Witnessing History with All The Mournful Voices and Getting a History Lesson with Citizen Wong
by Michael Dale - Apr 24, 2022

Immersive All The Mournful Voices takes audience members to a time that tore the country apart just as it was beginning to heal and Citizen Wong celebrates a 19th Century activist for Chinese American rights.

Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of CITIZEN WONG Photo Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of CITIZEN WONG
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

 Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, continuing its 45th Milestone Season of recovery and healing, is presenting the world premiere of Citizen Wong, a new play by Richard Chang, Co-Directed by Ernest Abuba (Kwatz! The Tibetan Project) and Chongren Fan (The Emperor’s Nightingale). 

Photos: Meet the Cast of the World Premiere Production of CITIZEN WONG Photo Photos: Meet the Cast of the World Premiere Production of CITIZEN WONG
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, continuing its 45th Milestone Season of recovery and healing, is presenting the world premiere of Citizen Wong, a new play by Richard Chang, Co-Directed by Ernest Abuba (Kwatz! The Tibetan Project) and Chongren Fan (The Emperor’s Nightingale). 

TheatreSquared's TIGER STYLE! Extends Photo TheatreSquared's TIGER STYLE! Extends
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022

Due to strong demand, TheatreSquared's production of Tiger Style!, an acclaimed new sibling comedy by Mike Lew that puts the 'fun' in dysfunctional, will extend to add an additional seven shows during its run. Northwest Arkansas audiences have been enthusiastic about the show, directed by Chongren Fan.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre to Present World Premiere of CITIZEN WONG Photo Pan Asian Repertory Theatre to Present World Premiere of CITIZEN WONG
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2022

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre has announced, today, the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Citizen Wong, a new play by Richard Chang, Co-Directed by Ernest Abuba (Kwatz! The Tibetan Project) and Chongren Fan (The Emperor’s Nightingale).

TheatreSquared Production Of TIGER STYLE! Begins February 23 Photo TheatreSquared Production Of TIGER STYLE! Begins February 23
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 10, 2022

Tiger Style!, a hilarious comedy by Mike Lew that explores identity, family, and the true meaning of success, starts performances February 23 at TheatreSquared.

Photos: First Look at THE EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE at Theatre Row Photo Photos: First Look at THE EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE at Theatre Row
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 18, 2022

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre is launching its 45th Milestone Season of recovery and healing with the return to LIVE theater beginning after the new year and celebrating the Lunar New Year with the annual return engagement of the acclaimed 2018 production of The Emperor’s Nightingale by Damon Chua (Incident at Hidden Temple). 

THE EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE to Begin Return Engagement This Saturday Photo THE EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE to Begin Return Engagement This Saturday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2022

The limited return engagement that includes public and student matinee performances begins this Saturday afternoon, January 15, 2022 and concludes Sunday afternoon, January 30, 2022 at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces Return of THE EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE Photo Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces Return of THE EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2021

A Lunar New Year Special: Pan Asian Repertory Theatre is launching its 45th Milestone Season of recovery and healing with the return to LIVE theater beginning after the new year and celebrating the Lunar New Year with the annual return engagement of the acclaimed 2018 production of The Emperor’s Nightingale by Damon Chua (Incident at Hidden Temple).

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces Lineup for 2021-2022 Season Photo Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces Lineup for 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2021

A homecoming of recovery and healing! Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will kick off its 45th Milestone Season of recovery and healing with a celebration:: The annual LIVE Benefit Dinner the 2021 Golden Unicorn Gala set for Thursday, October 21, 2021 at The Golden Unicorn in Chinatown.

Chongren Fan Videos

Stage Tube: Fan & Friends to Present THE KINDNESS PROJECT at Flamboyan Theater
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2016

Fan & Friends presents THE KINDNESS PROJECT, a work-in-progress presentation by Mabou Mines' 2015-2016 Resident Artist Chongren Fan, at the Flamboyan Theater at Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center (107 Suffolk St, New York, New York 10002), on Thursday, June 2nd at 5:30pm and Friday, June 3rd at 8:30pm. Check out the video preview from rehearsal below.