Born in Chengdu, Tingying Ma 马汀滢 is a theater and dance maker lives and works in New York. Her work has received commissions and presentations from the Museum of Chinese in America, Knockdown Center in Queens, Signature Theater Studio, Movement Research at the Judson Church, Chambers Fine Art Gallery, The Current Sessions as well as BankArt Studio NYK in Yokohama, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing and Ming Contemporary Art Museum in Shanghai. She was a Chez Bushwick Artist-in-residency of 2017/18. She graduated from Central Academy of Drama (BA) and later Columbia University's MFA program, where she was mentored by David Henry Hwang, Charles Mee and Ongkeng Sen.