Melody Wong is a freelance stage manager. Credits include PIFA 2016, EgoPo Classic Theater's The Women, and assistant to the director for the filming of La Triviata and Turandot with Opera Philadelphia. She got her start as a stage management fellow at the Wilma Theater and is a graduate of Temple University. She currently works at Asian Arts Initiative as their events and tech coordinator. She has worked extensively in the Chinatown and Asian-American community including working on the annual Asian-American Heritage Festival. Outside of theater, she plays volleyball and lion dances with the Philadelphia Suns.
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People's Light's 'Aladdin' lets an unwelcome genie out of the bottle
A panto for the Trump era
It's tough to laugh when People's Light's holiday panto, 'Aladdin,' trades in uncomfortable stereotypes and carries with it a loaded history. Melody Wong considers.
Celebrating Chinese New Year 2017/4715 in Philadelphia's Chinatown
Gung hay fat choy
Melody Wong explains everything you've ever wanted to know about the Chinese New Year Lion Dance. (First things first: It's not a dragon).