Page Leong

Page hails from San Francisco. She migrated south to earn B.A. and M.A. degrees in dance, and toured extensively. She has been a member of the nationally acclaimed Cornerstone Theater Company since 1994, performing, writing, directing, and choreographing close to 70 productions that have played at the Mark Taper Forum, Arena Stage, The Public Theater, Classical Stage Company, Long Wharf Theater, Pasadena Playhouse, MOCA, Actors’ Gang, and in vibrant communities across Los Angeles and the nation. 

In addition to her work with Cornerstone, Page has performed at the Joyce Theater, A.R.T., Mark Taper Forum, LATC, Doolittle Theater, Getty Center, Singapore Rep, East West Players, Highways, and in many international festivals. Favorite past roles include Medea in Bill Rauch and Tracy Young”s Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella, Nina and Maddy in Alison Carey’s A California Seagull, Antigone in Shishir Kurup’s An Antigone Story, Olivia in Carey’s Twelfth Night or As You Were, Ling in Chay Yew's RED, Cosmic Clown in Murray Mednick’s Coyote Cycle, and The Therapist/Singer in Lisa Loomer’s Café Vida. She has garnered Dramalogue, Garland, and Ovation awards for her performances. Her recent film and television credits include Argo, Bourne Legacy, NCIS, Criminal Minds, The Fosters, Revenge, among many others.

Page directed Kurup’s one-man shows, Assimilation and Exile: Ruminations on a Reluctant Martyr, at the Mark Taper Forum, The Public, and Highways Performance Space. She also directed her plays, Afloat and Glimpse, Kurup’s Sid Arthur, and Suzan-Lori Park’s 365 Plays for Cornerstone, as well as directing Dan Kwong’s “What No Ping Pong Balls?” at Highways, and readings for the Music Center and HBO. 

As a writer, Page has adapted her play, In a WORD, for HIV/AIDS communities in eight cities across the country. She directed Sigrid Gilmer’s short films, Head Trip and Long Term, for this project as well.  Her play, attraction, with and about the Los Angeles Downtown Arts District community, was featured on the cover of American Theater. Of her most recent performance in Cornerstone's Ghost Town
this summer, the LA Times wrote "Company stalwarts Turpin and Leong warranted their own series.”

Page is honored to be a part of Michelle's vision for Another Slave Narrative, and to support art making that promotes understanding and a more compassionate world.