Stephanie is a theatre and television actor, writer and director. Born and raised in Singapore, she read English at Cambridge University before training on a scholarship at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. She spends her life between London and Singapore.
As an actor, Stephanie has performed on stages across the UK, including the Royal Court, National Theatre and London’s West End. Her television work includes lead and regular characters in series in the UK and beyond.
Recent credits include Breathtaking for ITV (alongside Downton Abbey’s Joanne Froggatt) Master of None on Netflix, the Olivier-nominated Quiz in the West End and Behind the Beautiful Forevers and Nightwatchman at the National Theatre (for which she was nominated for the whatsonstage award for Best Solo Performance).
As a writer she’s currently adapting for stage the Man-Booker nominated, The Year of the Runaways. Her adaptation of The Reluctant Fundamentalist was nominated for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award and the 2018 Best of Edinburgh Award. In 2017 she was commissioned by Singapore International Festival of Arts to write a new work - Dragonflies went on to win four Straits Time Theatre Awards including Best Original Script.
Within the corporate sector, Stephanie has coached managers and executives across a huge breadth of MNCs and within the world’s leading business schools. Clients include INSEAD, Visa, Goldman Sachs, Accenture, Celgene and the NHS.
She is passionate about diversity and representation; in 2014 she co-founded Act for Change which campaigns for greater diversity in the arts. Stephanie is a commentator and columnist for the worlds oldest theatre publication, The Stage, and she is the Diversity Lead on the Board of Chichester Festival Theatre.
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