Sasapin Siriwanij

"Pupe"

  • PERFORMER

  • DIRECTOR

  • PRODUCER

  • INTERNATIONAL PROJECT COORDINATOR

Sasapin Siriwanij began acting in 2005 while studying at Chulalongkorn University, where she received her M.A and B.A in English Literature. She has been a core member of B-Floor Theatre since 2009 and has toured internationally with the company to Japan, South Korea and the USA. Her notable performance credits with B-Floor include "Flu-O-Less-Sense" (2010), "Lear and His 3 Daughters" (2012), "The Test of Endurance" (2015), "Fundamental" (2016), and "Something Missing Vol.3" (2017). Moreover, Sasapin wrote and directed "I Didn't Launch A Thousand Ships" her solo show, co-directed "WW101" (2015) with Sarut Komalittipong, and has produced several B-Floor shows such as "Dan: a contemporary performance reflecting another angle of death penalty" (2016), "Fishy Clouds: a puppet theater on antimicrobial resistance" (2016-2018), and "Demographic Survey" (2017).

She has performed in numerous highly awarded B-Floor productions from the Thai Section of the International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC – Thailand), including "Something Missing Vol.3 " (Best Movement-Based Performance and Best Performance by an Ensemble, 2017), "Fundamental" (Best Movement-Based Performance, Best Performance by an Ensemble, and Best Art Direction, 2016), and "Oxygen" (Best Performance by an Ensemble, 2012).


Beyond her work with B-Floor, Sasapin is also a co-founder of For What Theatre, and has produced, directed, and performed with other Thai theatres and international collaborators. She has been featured in numerous Thai TV commercials, in Thai and international films and as a Thai TV program host. In 2017, she was awarded Best Performance by a Female Artist by IATC – Thailand for her work "OH! ODE" (Oh! What Joy, What Goodness, What Beauty Calls For Ode No.7012). The performance was later invited to be part of the 4th Berliner Herbstsalon 2019 by the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin.

Sasapin has been invited to be a guest instructor and facilitator for creative movement, physical theater, devising theater, and awareness and empowerment through physical exploration for various schools, universities, and organizations. She was an invited scholar at the Internationales Forum at the Theatertreffen, Berliner Festspiele 2017, and a participant in the first-ever Young Curators' Academy by Maxim Gorki Theater in 2019. Sasapin also currently serves as Artistic Director of Bangkok International Performing Arts Meeting (BIPAM).