Karen Ann Wong-Dorall, actress, Zurich
  • Actress
Born 1977 in Singapore (45 Years)

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LanguagesChinese English German
DialectsAmerican (Standard), British (Standard), Singapore English (Native dialect)
SingingChoir Musical
Skills (sports)badminton ice skating swimming yoga
Immediate working areaZurich
1st residence (federal state or country)Switzerland - Zurich
NationalitySwiss
LicencesB (car - automatic only) [eu]

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Phone+44 20 31961740

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About Karen Ann Wong-Dorall

Karen Ann grew up in Singapore, where she enjoyed a spirited, multi-cultural upbringing which inherently deepened her love and curiosity for life and nature, especially surrounding the infinite variety of people and their stories. Her talent for expression, presenting, singing and acting began at the age of 8, when she was cast as a witch in Shakespeare’s Macbeth in her primary school play. More than 30 years on, she still feels that unmistakable, intoxicating thrill every time she performs.

A graduate of Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London, Karen has worked professionally for a variety of stage, film and advertisement projects and performs under the international stage name Karen Wong-Dorall. She cherishes exploration and doesn’t take herself too seriously in those affairs, though she is painstakingly diligent in striving for her best in performance. Capturing real emotions drives Karen, and it is this potent aspect of authenticity she fearlessly strives for.

As a trained English and Drama educator, she has also worked professionally in local and international schools within Singapore, Austria and Switzerland.

Training

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2019 to 2020Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts - London (MA Professional Acting)
2018ZES Centre for Acting (Switzerland), Acting for Film, 2018 (Advanced Film Acting)
1996 to 2001BA(Hons) Drama, Performance, English, Dipl. Ed., Nanyang Tech. Uni, Singapore (Graduated with first-class Honours in Drama and Performance)

Projects as actress

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YearTitleGenreDirectorRole
2022The GMO Debate Then And Now (WT)
Science Communication Critic [L]
Educational FilmJill ScottScience Communication Critic [L]
2022Die Beschatter
Joyce [SRE]
TV Series, SRF [ch]Michael SteinerJoyce [SRE]
2022The Salvation Army - Gutes tun, tut gutes
Homeoffice woman [SR]
CommercialCosima FreiHomeoffice woman [SR]
2022Swiss Reinsurance - Swiss Re Living Lab (intern)
Sarah & Lucy [SR]
Corporate FilmNatalie Weibel-PuippeSarah & Lucy [SR]
2022Light in the Dark (WT)
Master Jinna [L]
Education/Training ProductionBelinda SuterMaster Jinna [L]
2021
Zurich 2048

Hybrid [L]
Short FilmMaurus EggerHybrid [L]
2021
Runaway Diamond

Linda [SR]
Short FilmAleksandra MorfLinda [SR]
2021
Die Mobiliar - Überschussfonds 2021. Wir beteiligen auch Sie
CommercialMichael Woodward
2020
Neumatt

Chinese Businesswoman [SRE]
TV Series, SRF [ch]MultipleChinese Businesswoman [SRE]
2019They Had it Coming (Bewerbungsfilm)
Dancer, Singer [SR]
Short FilmSophia RalstonDancer, Singer [SR]
2019
BLKB - Was morgen zählt

Coffee Colleague Angie [SR]
CommercialMax BarronCoffee Colleague Angie [SR]
2019Schweizerischer Gehörlosenbund SGB-FSS - Gehörlos, aber nicht sprachlos!
Yoga instructor [BP]
CommercialYves De PraYoga instructor [BP]
2019
Threema - Your private life is valuable. Don’t pay with your data (WT)

Data Scientist Rachel [SR]
CommercialMatthias KappelerData Scientist Rachel [SR]
2018
Betrayal

Linda [L]
Short FilmAleksandra MorfLinda [L]
2018Margot's Game
Cyclist in Margot's Game [L]
Short FilmFrank LuchsCyclist in Margot's Game [L]
2018
SIKA - B2B E-Shop

Book Keeper Alice [SR]
CommercialRichy HafnerBook Keeper Alice [SR]
2018
Büchi Laboratories - A dream comes true. Pure Chromatography System

Lucy [L]
CommercialSebastian Ezequiel CepedaLucy [L]

Theatre engagements

YearProduction nameRoleDirectorTheatre
2021A Bird in the Pocket (Zhanar Kusainova)MadinaKristina EivilerZurich English Speaking Theatre
2020Richard III by William Shakespeare Richard IIIYoung Prince York, Sir Christopher, GhostNg Choon PingMountview Academy, London
2019How I Learned to Drive by Paula VogelFemale Greek Chorus MemberTom TitheringtonMountview Academy, London
2019Mosquitoes by Lucy KirkwoodAliceJosh RocheMountview Academy, London
2004Joseph -The MusicalDirectorKaren Ann Wong-DorallSingapore Polytechnic Convention Centre
2000The Pearl by John SteinbeckVariousDramalah!The Necessary Stage, Singapore
1998Mad Forest by Caryl ChurchillVariousStephen HazellBlack Box, National Institute of Education
1998Ambition -Adaptation of Shakespeare's MacbethMacbethDrew TombrelloBlack Box, National Institute of Education

Speaker engagements

YearTitleProject typeActivityClient
2021Mettler Toledo Corporate CommercialCorporate CommercialRole of Social InfluencerMettler Toledo
2021Flanders MareHistorical Drama Audio RecordingVoice Actor_ LADY ROCHFORDBournemouth University_ Katherine Munden

Other projects

YearProject typeTitleActivityCompany
2021photo productionScandit still imagery for transport & LogisticsPhoto-shooting model/actressScandit AG Switzerland

Basic data

Height166 cm
Weight50 kg - 110 lb.
Body typeathletic-sporty
Clothing sizeXS-S
Ethnic appearanceasian (south-east asian)
Hair colourblack-brown
Hair lengthmedium
Eye colourbrown
NationalitySwiss
LanguagesChinese English German
DialectsAmerican (Standard), British (Standard), Singapore English (Native dialect)
Voice typemezzosoprano
SingingChoir Musical
Skills (sports)badminton ice skating swimming yoga
Special skillsProfessionally trained teacher of English Language, Literature, Educational Drama and Performance
Experience abroadAustralia and Oceania: Australia
Central Europe: Austria, Switzerland
Southeast Asia: Singapore
Western Europe: United Kingdom
LicencesB (car - automatic only) [eu]
Preferred place of workSwitzerland, London, Singapore
Immediate working areaZurich
1st residence (federal state or country)Switzerland - Zurich
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