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I'm 
Tingying Dong,
a Sound Designer,
Composer,  
and Theatre Maker.

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briefly...

\  Sound designer and composer for theatre and more.

\  Two-time Off West End Theatre Awards nominee for Best Sound Design.

\  Devising and process-led theatre making.

\  Facilitate theatre sound workshops for young people.

\  Dep as a mic tech.
\  Trained at the BA(Hons) Production and Technical Arts course at LAMDA.

\  From Beijing, China. Based in London, UK.

\  A traveller, sometimes-poet, ballet-lover, handcraft-enthusiast.

Current & Future Projects

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Sound Design: Watch On The Rhine (theatre play)

By Lillian Hellman, directed by Ellen McDougall

at Donmar Warehouse

Summer 1941. On a peaceful morning in her Washington D.C. living room, widow Fanny Farrelly anxiously awaits the return of her daughter and her German husband, fleeing Europe with their children.

As night falls, dark secrets emerge, and this American sanctuary becomes even more dangerous than what they left behind.  

9 Dec 2022 - 4 Feb 2023

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Sound Design (Content Design): The Crucible (filmed theatre play)

By Arthur Miller, directed by Lyndsey Turner, at National Theatre (Olivier Theatre)

on NT Live

A witch hunt is beginning in Arthur Miller’s captivating parable of power with Erin Doherty (The Crown) and Brendan Cowell (Yerma).

Raised to be seen but not heard, a group of young women in Salem suddenly find their words have an almighty power. As a climate of fear, vendetta and accusation spreads through the community, no one is safe from trial.

Lyndsey Turner (Hamlet) directs this contemporary new staging, designed by Tony Award-winner Es Devlin (The Lehman Trilogy). Captured live from the Olivier stage at the National Theatre.

from 26 Jan 2023

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Sound Design: Two Billion Beats (theatre play)

By Sonali Bhattacharyya, directed by Nimmo Ismail and Tian Brown-Sampson

at Orange Tree Theatre​

Associate Sound Designer: Anna Short

Seventeen-year-old Asha is an empathetic rebel, inspired by historical revolutionaries and iconoclasts Sylvia Pankhurst and B R Ambedkar. She’s unafraid of pointing out the hypocrisy around her but less sure how to actually dismantle it.

Meanwhile, her younger sister, Bettina, wide-eyed and naïve, is just trying to get through the school day without getting her pocket money nicked. When Bettina turns to her for help, Asha starts to ask what standing up for her political beliefs really looks like.

The return of this exhilarating production following its acclaimed world premiere at the OT in 2022.

23 Jan – 4 Feb 2023

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Sound Design: My Son's A Queer (But What Can You Do?) (theatre play/musical)

Written and performed by Rob Madge, directed by Luke Sheppard, songs by Pippa Cleary

at Ambassadors Theatre

Associate Sound Designer: Rory Maguire

Following sold-out runs at the Turbine Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe and the Garrick Theatre, Rob Madge brings their triumphant celebration of the ups and downs of raising a queer child back to the West End in 2023 for this strictly limited season. 

Wed 25 Jan - Sat 18 Mar 2023

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Sound & Music: Walking Cats (theatre play)

Story by Zhaolin Zhou

at VAULT Festival

Associate Sound Designer: Marie Zschommler

A cat walks on Kilburn High Road.
Underneath a pine tree, the cat meets itself walking on Dongfeng Road in its hometown.
From that moment, memories flashback, two cities merge.

Walking Cats is an autobiographical performance exploring homesickness and migrant identity using live feed, object theatre, paper collages and soundscape, taking audiences on an intimate, magical journey with stories from the heart about family and hometown.

Tue 31st Jan - Sun 5th Feb 2023

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Sound Design: The Beekeeper Of Aleppo (theatre play)

Adapted for the stage by Nesrin Alrefaai and Matthew Spangler. From the acclaimed novel by Christy Lefteri

Directed by Miranda Cromwell

at Nottingham Playhouse and UK Tour

Nuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo – until the unthinkable happens. When all they care for is destroyed by war, they are forced to escape. On their terrifying journey, they must face the pain of their own unbearable loss alongside incredible danger. Above all, they must journey to find each other again. This compassionate and beautiful play is a story of connection – between friends, families and strangers.

Fri 3 – Sat 25 Feb 2023 

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Sound Design: Black Superhero (theatre play)

By Danny Lee Wynter, directed by Daniel Evans

at Royal Court Theatre

David is in love with King. But King is a superhero.  

After an unexpected encounter David plunges himself into a world of sex, drugs and hero worship in the hope of being rescued, until fantasy and reality merge with devastating consequences.

Tue 14 Mar - Sat 29 Apr 2023

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more projects to be announced...

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