Name: Adrian Pang
Date of birth: 8 January 1966
Occupation: Actor and co-artistic director of Pangdemonium Theatre Company
How you got started: Pang's first flush with theatre occurred in an audition for a school play when he was 15. After graduating from Keele University with a degree in Law and Psychology, he immersed himself in London's theatre scene. Apart from a career on stage, he's also appeared in films and television. In 2009, he and wife Tracie founded non-profit theatre company Pangdemonium.
Notable achievements: On the Singapore stage, he has appeared in Macbeth, Boeing Boeing, Into The Woods, Twelfth Night, Forbidden City, Barefoot in the Park, A Twist of Fate and God of Carnage. Adrian garnered Life! Theatre Awards nods for Best Actor in The Odd Couple, The Pillowman, The Full Monty, Dealer's Choice, Swimming With Sharks and Next to Normal. He is a three-time Best Actor winner for his work in The Dresser, Much Ado About Nothing and Rabbit Hole.
Something you might not have known about him: Pang can't burp.
A quote to sum it all up: "I attended a performance of a play that my son Zack (then 16) had written and directed, called Penguins. I gave my son a long embrace after that and could barely speak. Every piece of theatre that I have seen since has had a lot to live up to."
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