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Advisory Board Member

Ms Harriet Chung

Advisory Board Member

Harriet Chung was born in Hong Kong and grew up dancing, singing and playing the piano. As a member of children's choirs that performed around Europe and the United States, Harriet became enamored with the west at a young age. After graduating from high school she majored in dance at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts.

Harriet moved to Toronto to further her dance training at the National Ballet of Canada. Afterwards, she danced professionally with the Empire State Ballet, Ontario Ballet Theatre, Xing Dance Theatre, among others. During this time she also landed roles in operetta and musical theatre productions.

Harriet's career took a huge turn when she was cast in the Toronto production of The Phantom of the Opera, becoming the first Asian cast member in Canada's most successful theatre production. She later performed in the most successful show in German history, Cats, in Hamburg. Harriet also appeared in the award-winning world premiere of the opera Iron Road and several productions of The King & I where she played the role of Eliza. She also served as choreographer and received an Ovation Award nomination for Outstanding Choreography for her work in the Gateway Theatre production of The King & I in Vancouver.

Harriet played the titular role in the award-winning stage production of Golden Lotus in Hong Kong which earned her a Hecklers Award nomination for Best Actress. She has also received several Outstanding Actress awards for the internationally acclaimed musical film of Golden Lotus from the Film Fest International Paris, Barcelona International Film Festival, among others. Harriet also appears on the Golden Lotus: Sounds from the Musical soundtrack album.

Harriet's debut single is a rebooted version of A World Away (Remix) from Golden Lotus which was recorded with a full orchestra. The track won Best Original Song at the Hollywood Gold Awards. Its glamorous music video has won numerous Best Music Video awards including the Amsterdam International Film Festival, Canadian Cinematography Awards, Europe Film Festival U.K., Hollywood Gold Awards, among others. She also received a Best Actress award from the Europe Film Festival for her performance in the music video.

Harriet's debut album, A World Away, was released in January 2023 and includes her hit track, A World Away (Remix) and Today and Tomorrow which won Best Original Song at the New York Movie Awards. Its music video won Best Music Video at the Los Angeles Film Awards.

Harriet's music has been featured on radio stations across North America. She has been featured in Tinnitist, Record World International, BK on the Scene, Cashbox Radio, Canadian Beats, Portland Blog, Pipilo Pop, Frontview Magazine, Broadway World Music, among others.

She is currently recording her second album which promises to push the boundaries of her musical talents

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