Ha Young Hwang

HWANG Ha Young (PhD in Drama, University of Exeter) is Associate Professor in Theatre for Young Audiences at Korea National University of Arts. Before returning to Seoul in 2012, she was Assistant Professor on the Theatre Studies program at National University of Singapore. Her areas of research include embodiment and space in Applied Theatre, the issues of interactivity in TYA and the intercultural dimensions of contemporary TYA in Korea and other parts of Asian region. She is currently Korean Editor of A|S|I|A (Asian Shakespeare Intercultural Archive), overseeing the translation policies as well as the edition of Young Shakespeares in Asia.


‘Looking into the Experimentation of Solo Devising – through Misri Dey’s Perpspective and the ‘Small Theatres in a Midsummer Night’ Project by National Theatre Company of Korea’, Theatre Forum (2016) (in Korean)

‘Here Somewhere Far: Translating Yellow Moon for Contemporary Korean Young Audiences’, Medien und Theater: Youth and Performance (2015) (in English)

‘Drama as a ‘Lived Experience’: through Merleau-Ponty’s Perspective on the Body and the Generative Qualities of Drama’, Theatre Forum (2013) (in Korean)

‘Community Performance: Art of Access, Place and Process’, Theatre, vol.6 (2013) (in Korean)

‘Singapore, Remembering and Forgetting of Places: Integrating Community Performance Project within a Theatre Studies Curriculum’, Arts Education Series, vol.3 (2012) (in Korean)

‘Between Artistic Instrumentalism in Applied Drama and the Notion of Cultivation in Eastern Theory and Practice of Art: an Intercultural Consideration of Social Efficacy of Drama’ in Jack Shu, Phoebe Chan, Laura McCammon, Allan Owens and Janinka Greenwood (eds) Planting Trees of Drama with Global Vision in Local Knowledges: IDEA 2007 Dialogues (2009) (in English)

‘Understanding Applied Theatre: Multiple Concepts and Practices’, Drama, Play and Education: The Journal of Creative Drama, no. 3 (2009) (in Korean)