The Other Shore
Young Directors' Works Invitational Exhibition
SHAO Zehui's Work The Other Shore
Venue: National Centre for the Performing Arts - Multi-functional Theatre
Dates: April 17-20, 2018
SHAO Zehui Director
He graduated from the Department of Information Management at Peking University in 1999, and from the Directing Department of the Central Academy of Drama in 2004.
In the summer of 2008, he participated in planning and organizing 2008 Beijing Youth Theatre Festival, and created and directed the little theatre drama Leave before Getting Old. In 2009, he directed the poetic drama The Sun, The Kill by the famous Chinese poet Haizi. In 2010, at the invitation of the Korean Stage Directors’ Association, he went to Seoul to participate in the Asian Directing Art Festival, and directed German dramatist Brecht’s work Fear and Misery of the Third Reich, receiving great acclaim. SHAO Zehui is the youngest director invited by the festival since its inception, hailed as “one of the most influential Asian directors in the future”. In 2011, he was invited to take part in Festival d'Avignon in France, and directed the work If the World Gets Blind. In 2012, he adapted and directed HAN Han’s novel 1988 I Want to Talk with the World, which toured the whole country and was invited to attend Festival d'Avignon.