Guei Sze (a.k.a. Zizi) from Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia, found her passion for theatre at the very first drama lesson she received in secondary school. In 2013, Zizi trained and performed under Pitapat Theatre (Sabah). She then furthered her studies in Taiwan from 2014 to 2015 in performance and theatre.
Zizi has worked extensively with Pitapat Theatre, appearing in various productions such as The Wanted (2013), An Enemy of the People.At the Moment (2015 & 2016), Theatre in Kampung-Island Shade (2016), and Kakak (2017). An Enemy of the People.At the Moment toured to Damansara Performing Arts Centre, Kuala Lumpur (2016). Kakak was performed in Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre and Black Box KK, Sabah, and later toured to Tua-Tiu-Tiann International Festival of Arts, Taipei (2017). In 2018, Zizi’s performance in Kakak won her an award for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 15th Asli Drama Awards. In Singapore, she has performed in The Moonlit Smile at the Esplanade Moonfest (2016) and Speak Cryptic’s The Tribe as part of Club Malam at SIFA O.P.E.N. 2016.
After ITI, Zizi plans to continue her practice, exploring the intricacies of voice production and character work.
1. Performer/collaborator, No Time for Poetry: QUARANTIMED (2020, Tukang 土坑)
2. Actor, The Room (2021, Pitapat Theatre; Cloud Theatre)
Last updated: 22 June 2021