LIN Meng-Huan (Dazi)
Artist in Residence of National Taichung Theater, Taiwan
Lin Meng-Huan received a Master’s degree from the Department of Drama and Theater of National Taiwan University. Lin’s works span across theater, children’s play, and television, and the artist has received awards including the Hong Kong Youth Literary Awards, Taipei Literature Award for the best script, and the Script Award of Taipei Children’s Art Festival, while his publications include On Meicun Road as well as children’s drama, poetry, short fiction, and children’s stories. As for stage shows, Lin has given birth to more than 20 works include A Dog’s House, ARK 47, and children’s play Jane’s Magic Dragon Egg ; the screenwriter group of TV series The Teenage Psychic, which Lin was a member of, was shortlisted for best script for Mini-Series/TV Movie at the Golden Bell Awards.
Original or Adaptation?
Some Thoughts about Playwrighting from Lin Meng-huan’s View
How does authors balance between commercial and artistic aesthetics in the era of cultural and creative industry?
Ling Meng-Huan, a playwright whose works spanned accross TV drama, stage performances will share his experience from his enlightenment of theatre arts to becoming a professional writer. He will also present his methods and approaches on both ‘original’ and ‘adaptation’.
Tan E-Jan (CEO of INXO Productions)