Born and raised in Hong Kong, Carol Ng is a Chicago-based interdisciplinary and performing artist, art educator, and community activist. She received a Master's degree of Arts in Art Education from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2007, a Bachelor's degree in Arts from Columbia College Chicago in 2004. As a trained classical player for Pipa, a traditional Chinese instrument, she performed with local modern dance choreographers in 2002 and 2003 at Links Hall and The Duncan YMCA Chernin Center for the Arts in Chicago; performance pieces include 21 A.D. Asian Festival, 3 Threads, and Where is My Heel?. Carol is currently an Adjunct Faculty member at Oakton Community College and Roosevelt University, as well as an Art Educator at the Silk Road Theater Project.
Carol Ng and Julie Downey have collaborated on a project entitled "Territory"—an interdisciplinary performance, which explores the idea of dialectical relationship between the notions of presence and absence, alienation and familiarization. "Territory" is being performed at Mess Hall on October 27.