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“Chen, especially, gets plenty of belly laughs every time she is onstage.” –WhatsOnStage on Avenue Q

“Shin-Fei Chen, looking back from the present with warmth but also curiously elegiac” – Exeunt Magazine on Three Sisters

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MAJOR FILM & TELEVISION

  • CHINESE BURN | Elizabeth (Lead) | BBC
  • THE 101-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO SKIPPED THE BILL AND DISAPPEARED | Cindy | FLX
  • BULLETPROOF | Liu | Sky
  • DOCTOR WHO | Newsreader | BBC
  • BERLIN STATION | Analyst | Paramount TV

INDEPENDENT FILM

  • FOLDING | Li | LS Productions | dir: Paul Sng
  • CASUAL ENCOUNTERS: PHILADELPHIA TRUE CRIME CONFESSIONS | Kathy Change | Cinema 25 Pictursdir: Andrew Repasky McElhinney
  • DYSPHORIA | Faff Productions | dir: Yennis Cheung

THEATRE

  • THREE SISTERS | Natasha | Lyric Theatre Belfast
  • AVENUE Q | Christmas Eve | Upstairs at the Gatehouse
  • ANON | Actor | Welsh National Opera
  • IN THE BEGINNING WAS THE END | Ensemble | dreamthinkspeak
  • WOLF TOTEM (Workshop) | Yang Ke | National Theatre
  • TASTE OF LOVE (Rehearsed Reading) | Xiaoyu | Arcola Theatre
  • FULFILMENT (Rehearsed Reading) | Cai Mengru | Soho Theatre

RADIO

  • BBC Radio 4: Under Red Skies
  • BBC Radio 4: Quiz Nite – University Challenged

COMMERCIAL credits available upon request

CORPORATE: Barclays, GSK, Philips, McCann-Erickson, Nokia, Stratasys, Cambridge University Press

VOICEOVER / VIDEO GAMES: Cyberpunk 2077, Final Fantasy, Hasbro, Disney, Sega, Lego, CBBC, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, Oxford University Press, Macmillan Publishers

STILL PHOTOGRAPHY: Dulux, Speed Queen, Hoseasons, Pfizer

TRAINING

  • Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
  • Shari Carlson (now Essential Compass)
  • Katt Shea

STATS: Height: 5’2″ / Hair Colour: Black / Eye Colour: Brown

SPECIAL SKILLS (*denotes native or highly skilled)

  • LANGUAGES: English*, Mandarin Chinese*, Taiwanese
  • ACCENTS: American-Standard*, Mid-Atlantic, British RP, Chinese* 
  • MUSIC & DANCE: Mezzo-soprano, ballroom dancing
  • SPORTS: snowboarding, tai-chi, yoga
  • PERFORMANCE: Musical theatre, physical theatre, voiceover*, presenting
  • OTHER SKILLS: Writing*, interviewing/voxpop, devising, translating

OTHER

  • MA Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
  • BSc University of California, Berkeley
  • WSET Level 3 with Distinction