Ang is a writer originally from Newcastle, NSW. Her work has been seen on stages across Australia, and she is a leading young writer for animation.
She was the inaugural Incubator Fellow for Create NSW and Griffin Theatre Company in 2020/2021, and was a recipient of Create NSW’s Young Creative Leaders Fellowship in 2018/2019. Ang was a 2022 Artist-in-Residence for Sydney’s Inner West Council. She has been shortlisted for a variety of prestigious playwriting awards, including the Griffin Award, the Phillip Parsons Award, and the Queensland Premier’s Drama Award, and her play MATE was awarded Highly Commended in the Max Afford Playwrights Award in 2018.
Ang’s debut play, Blueberry Play, was shortlisted for the 2017 Griffin Award and enjoyed a sold-out premiere season at Griffin Theatre Company’s Batch Festival, followed by a critically-acclaimed tour to the Old Fitz and The Blue Room Theatre in Perth, and a second production in Tasmania. Other recent playwriting credits include Chorus for Bontom/Red Line Productions at the Old Fitz; You’ve Got Mail for Bondi Feast/Griffin Theatre Company’s Batch Festival/The Blue Room Theatre; and Huge Indoor Plant Warehouse Sale, The Human Voice and Reigen for Periscope Productions/Meat Market Stables in Melbourne.
Ang is the lead co-writer of the Screen Australia-supported adult animated series Single (Creator: Tilly Robba) along with close collaborator Michael Costi.
Ang is also a passionate advocate for climate justice and sustainable creative practice as a founding member of Sustainable Theatres Australia, Bump Out Sydney, and through her written work.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Languages) from the University of Sydney, and a Master of Fine Arts (Writing for Performance) from NIDA.