Ae Ran Jeong

MA '06

Ae Ran Jeong

Born in Seoul, South Korea, Ae Ran JEONG first acted for six years with Arirang Theater Ensemble developing her skills in traditional dance and song. She pursued her BFA (2004) in Acting/Theater at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada and her MA (2006) in Performance Studies at New York University under Richard Schechner. During this time she also participated in numerous workshops with Zigmund Molik, Ewa Benesz, Maud Robart, Jairo Cuesta and James Slowiak, Thomas Richards and Mario Biagini and Gay Pin. She has been also working with Eugenio Barba performing in Denmark, Italy and Poland Ur-Hamlet (2006, 2009) and The Marriage of Medea (2008). She obtained her Ph.D. (2016) in Theatre Studies/ Ethnoscenology at the University Paris 8 in France under Jean-François Dusigne. As a member of Korean percussion in Paris, Olsou, she performed across France, Belgium and North Africa notably Senegal.

Education

University of Paris

PhD - Theatre Studies/ Ethnoscenology

Paris, France

 

New York University

Master of Arts - Performance Studies

New York, New York    

 

University of Saskatchewan

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Acting

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan        

Awards & Distinctions

• Bursaries in Mobility of Research for 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, University Paris 8

• Humanities and Fine Arts Award for 2004, University of Saskatchewan

• Bursary in Humanities and Fine Arts for 2003, University of Saskatchewan

• Florence Jean Murray Scholarship for 2002-2003, University of Saskatchewan

• Elmer J. Shaw Scholarship for 2002-2003, University of Saskatchewan

Publications

• Jeong, Ae Ran et al., "Petite révolte de KANG Su-Nae, chorégraphe de la compagnie Kŭmgangsan Kagŭktan, une compagnie (nord) coréenne du Japon (Small Revolt of KANG Su-Nae, choreograph of Kŭmgangsan Kagŭktan, a (North) Korean company in Japan)", Nathalie Gauthard (ed.), Arts Asie, University of Nice (in progress).

• Jeong, Ae Ran, “The Training and Education of a (North) Korean Dancer in Japan,” In Embodied Knowledge: Training and Performance Practice, University of Lincoln School of Performing Arts, United Kingdom (in progress).

• Jeong, Ae Ran, “Deux Corées, deux langues? Le cas de Kŭmgangsan Kagŭktan, troupe artistique des (Nord-) Coréens du Japon (Two Koreas, Two Languages? The Case of Kŭmgangsan Kagŭktan, Artistic Company of (North) Koreans in Japan),” In L’Ethnographie/ Creation, Pratiques, Publics, Montpellier: l’Entretemps (in progress).

• Jeong, Ae Ran, “Kŭmgangsan Kagŭktan, une troupe artistique dans la communauté nord-coréenne du Japon (Kŭmgangsan Kagŭktan, An Artistic Company in the North-Korean Community in Japan),” Théâtre/Public: Scènes coréennes, No. 218, October-December 2015 (Paris: éditions Théâtrales), pp. 82-85.

• Jeong, Ae Ran, “Traversing the Crossroads: Voice and Music of SONG Myŏng-Hwa and The Artistic Troupe Kŭmgangsan Kagŭktan in Japan’s North Korean Community,” S/N Korean Humanities, Vol. 1, Issue 1, March 2015 (Seoul: IHU), pp. 107-139.

• Jeong, Ae Ran, “Remaining in Transition: the Case Study of Kŭmgangsan Kagŭktan, Chosŏn Professional Performance Troupe in the North Korean Community in Japan,” Kukche koryŏhak (International Journal of Korean Studies), No. 15, March 2014 (Tokyo: Kukche koryŏhakhoe), pp. 413-441.

• Jeong, Ae Ran, “Evolving Aesthetics of Kŭmgangsan kagŭktan, Korean Professional Arts Troupe in the North Korean Community in Japan,” Kukche koryŏhak (International Journal of Korean Studies), No. 14, June 2012 (Tokyo: Kukche koryŏhakhoe), pp. 471-502.

• Jeong, Ae Ran, “Evolution esthétique d’une compagnie artistique nord-coréenne au Japon : apprentissage du Kŭmgangsan kagŭktan,” In Actes de colloques, Saint-Denis: Maison des Sciences de l’Homme Paris Nord, 2011.

• Jeong, Ae Ran, “Remaining in Transition: the case study of Kŭmgangsan kagŭktan, Chosŏn professional performance troupe in the North Korean community in Japan,” Proceedings of International Conference of International Society for Korean Studies, Canton, China, 2013 August 22-23, pp. 750-764.

• Jeong, Ae Ran, “Between Obstacles and Creativity: the case of Kŭmgangsan Kagŭktan, Chosŏn Professional Performance Troupe in the North Korean Community in Japan,” Proceedings of International Conference of Association for Korean Studies in Europe, Vienna, Austria, 2013 July 6-9.

• Jeong, Ae Ran, “Evolving Aesthetics of Kŭmgangsan kagŭktan, Korean Professional Arts Troupe in the North Korean Community in Japan,” International Conference of International Society for Korean Studies, Vancouver, Canada, 2011 August 23-25, pp. 670-680.

• Jeong, Ae Ran, “Aesthetics and identities of Kŭmgangsan Kagŭktan,” International Conference of Association for Korean Studies in Europe, Moscow, Russia, 2011 June 17-20, pp. 563-573.