Aimy Tien

Storyteller. Artist. Performer.



Aimy is an active storyteller and performer in Chicago, exploring the stories of folx of color through prose, poetry, and performance. Her vignette collection, Mosaic, is being expanded into a book-length work that depicts the experiences of queer Asian women as well as a poetry chapbook. They are also currently writing and interviewing for The Queer Joy Project, an exploration of the lived queer experience. She is currently performing with 2nd Story, About Face Theatre, and other organizations. Check Shows to catch their next performance.

Interested in collaborating? Aimy is available to write, act, curate, or produce. Need a larger team? Contact Aimy regarding partnering with Women of the Now on your event or film project. Please contact her for more information.

Selected Performances

Aimy Tien tells stories and acts. She has performed for organizations including 2nd Story, Free Street Theater, OUTSpoken, Pride Film and Plays, the Luminarts Cultural Foundation, and many more. Below are a selection of their performances.

Selected Essays and Podcasts

Moments of Silence, The Manifest-Station
Five Steps, The Luminarts Cultural Foundation

Speaking of...A Risk I'm Willing to Take, Team Resonate

Seeing is Believing, 2nd Story


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