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Ness Roque

Ness Roque (b. 1991, Angeles City, Philippines), is a theater and film actor, dramaturg, and educator. She was a member of the Manila-based contemporary performance company Sipat Lawin Ensemble (2009–2018). She was also a learning experience designer at Habi Education Lab, an education startup dedicated to making well-designed learning experiences in the Philippines (2017-2019). Roque is a MEXT scholarship recipient and is currently a graduate student at the Tokyo University of the Arts – Graduate School of Global Arts (Major in Research). She is currently exploring sound-based performative gestures as site-specific interventions in urban spaces. Recent performances include Alfian Sa’at’s The Optic Trilogy: A Play Reading (BIPAM 2019) and visual artist Ralph Lumbres’ video project Sa Pagitan 1: Mekong River (2020).


Collective Dramaturgy, Negotiation, and Performing the Third Space (Elliott Hayes Award for Outstanding Dramaturgy 2018)
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