Bio &

Experience

Photo Credit: Pascal Hsieh

Biography

Gwendoline Kuan-Jen Chen, born and raised in Taiwan, is an illustrator, graphic and theatre designer currently based in London. Some of her highlights to date include designing the immersive dance performance The Hours, designing and illustrating for the website A Doesn't Live Here Anymore, and series of promotional materials for NTU Wind Band Concert Series.

Currently finishing her master degree in Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Gwendoline is well-equipped with skills required as a theatre designer and maker.

Aside from art and design, she also worked as an assistant producer of motion pictures and a translator.

Working Experiences

Assistant ProducerIntern

Halide Production

January 2018 – May 2019

  • Pitch creative content ideas and minor changes to scripts storyboards in production meetings

  • Assisted the Associate Producer and Director on casting, researches and script organization

  • Edit highlights, montages and other short-form video clips using Adobe Premier Pro

  • Manages the company’s official website, including the composition of introductory notes on each production

 
Project Base Experiences (Highlights)​

Set Designer/Assitant Lighting Designer/Graphic Designer

The Hours by MA Collaborative Theatre Production and Design, Class 19/20 of Guildhall School of Music and Drama 

2019 MA CTPD Project Production, GSMD

December 2019

Producer

Rhinoceros by Eugene Ionesco

2018 NTU DFLL Graduation Production

July 2018

Deputy Stage Manager

Almost, Maine by John Cariani

2017 Taipei Fringe Festival

Invoc. Project

­September 2017

 Assistant Director

Time Stays for No Heroes by Shun Yuan

2017 Taipei Fringe Festival

Dream Creator Team

­August 2017

Assistant Stage Manager

Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello

2017 NTU DFLL Graduation Production

­July 2017

Director

If We Hadn’t by Dyann Jiang

2017 NTU DFLL Show Night

­May 2017