Constance Parng

Constance is an award-winning writer-actress based in Los Angeles.

Actor

Constance is on We're Alive (Nerdist - 100 million downloads) as CJ, the emotional but tough-as-nails young leader in a post-apocalyptic world. Other recent work include Teachers on TV Land as Kimi McKay - Ms. Snap's best friend, Marvel's Black Panther, CBS' Star Trek: Discovery, and NINJAGO: The Lego Movie.

She has worked in NYC at The Public Theater, Queens Theatre in the Park, The Barrow Group Theater, and the HERE Arts Center where she won the Best Actress Award from the New York Innovative Theater Foundation from out of an adjudication pool of over 2,850 artists.

Writer-Director

Constance is currently developing a feature film under the guidance of LA Film Festival founder Thomas Ethan Harris. She writes neo-sci-fi dramedies that explore human relationships tested by the extraordinary. 

Her plays have had staged productions at a number of NYC theatre festivals, and she was named a Presidential Scholar in the Arts by White House Commission for her writing. She was also a National YoungArts Foundation Gold Award Winner in Writing, and her short fiction has been honored by Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Proulx.  

Polyglot

Constance is a Hakka-Chinese-Taiwanese-American polyglot. She is fluent in Mandarin, speaks French from her days living in Paris, and studied classical Arabic in college. انا اتكلم قليلا  

Awards

New York Innovative Theater Award - Best Supporting Actress (adjudicated out of 2,850 artists)

Presidential Scholar in the Arts -  by White House Commission - Writing

National YoungArts Foundation - Gold Award Winner - Writing

National YoungArts Foundation - Honorable Mention Winner - Theater

1st Place Short Fiction Awards - Columbia College, North Suburban Library Foundation (honored by Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Proulx), Harper College, The Longmeadow Journal.

French Embassy Grant Recipient - Festival D'Avignon - Theater