Kalean Ung is an award winning actress, singer, and interdisciplinary artist based in Los Ange-les. She has performed at The Kirk Douglas Theatre, Theatre @ Boston Court, REDCAT, High-ways Performance Space, The Actors’ Gang, The Getty Villa among others. She has worked with critically acclaimed theatre companies such as Critical Mass Performance Group, Independ-ent Shakespeare Company, Four Larks Theatre and CalArts Center for New Performance. Her recent acting LA credits include: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Isabella), THE SNOW GEESE (Viktorya), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Titania), THE TEMPEST (Ariel), RICHARD III (Margaret), OTHELLO (Desdemona) with Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), PAUL SAND PRESENTS: KURT WEILL AT THE CUDDLEFISH HOTEL at the Actors’ Gang, PERICLES (Marina) with ISC, THE TEMPTATION OF ST. ANTONY (Queen Sheba) with Four Larks Theatre (Ovation Award Winner), PURPLE ELECTRIC PLAY! (The Vital Organ) at Machine Project, TWELFTH NIGHT (Viola) with ISC, PROMETHEUS BOUND with CalArts Center for New Performance/ Getty Villa, and the title role of ALCESTIS with Critical Mass Performance Group. Other LA favorites include: CAMINO REAL (Esmeralda) at Theatre @ Boston Court and JOMAMA JONES: RADIATE! (Sweet Peach) at The Kirk Douglas Theatre. Recent opera roles include: TRIP TO THE MOON (Alcofribas) with the LA Phil, GALILEO (Andrea) with The Industry, BOTH EYES OPEN (Catherine) with First Look Sonoma, LIGHT AND POWER (Tesla) with wildUp at the Hammer Museum, THE MORTAL THOUGHTS OF LADY MACBETH (witch). Her solo show LETTERS FROM HOME will premiere in Fall 2018 featuring music composed by her father, Chinary Ung.
As a professor, Kalean has taught at California Institute of the Arts, California State University, Los Angeles, California State University, Northridge, and New York Film Academy. She re-ceived her Master of Fine Arts in Acting from California Institute of the Arts and her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of California at Santa Cruz.