Andy Ng Wai-shek (吳偉碩) is an acclaimed actor, director, critic, playwright and educator. He is currently an Acting teacher at ITI. Before that, Andy was the Programme Deviser & Acting Teacher at the Acting Research Centre in Hong Kong from 2013 to 2021. He also taught at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Tang Shu-wing Drama Workshop, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity and the Psycho-physical Acting Training Programme by Blank Space Theatre Company.
As a performer, Andy was lauded for his role in Tang Shu-wing's productions of Titus Andronicus (World Shakespeare Festival 2012) and Macbeth that premiered at Shakespeare’s Globe before touring around Europe and East Asia. He was awarded Director of the Year at the 2019 International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC) (Hong Kong) Critics Awards.
His critiques have been published in City Magazine, Hong Kong Economic Journal, Ming Pao and Sing Tao Daily. He also served as Chairperson for IATC (Hong Kong) from 2007 to 2008.
Andy holds a Master of Arts in East/West Theatre Studies from Middlesex University.
1. Actor, 《第四夜》The Fourth Night (2021, Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio; Online)
2. Director, 4.48 Psychosis (2020, Intercultural Theatre Institute; Drama Centre Black Box)
Last updated: 19 January 2022