Aimy Tien
Aimy Tien
Storyteller. Artist. Performer.

Word / Stage / Screen



Interested in collaborating? Aimy is available to act, script consult, edit, curate, facilitate, or produce live events and film. Need a larger team? Contact Aimy regarding partnering with Women of The Now on your event or film project.

If you are interested in hiring Aimy for a personal writing project please visit Commissions or contact her directly for freelance writing and branding.


Up Next

PErformance / Production

2nd Story at Theater on the Lake July 23-26
FLOAT of The Red Summer Road Trip by Jefferson Pinder July 27

The Queer Joy Project

Multimedia Performance & Poetry / Essay Collection

The Queer Joy Project is a series of essays, narratives, and poetry based on Aimy’s own experience as well as those of hundreds of LGBTQIA+ folx interviewed by them. These pieces celebrating our joys, our daily lived experiences, will also become multimedia pieces and live performances, all accessible digitally.

They are currently still accepting interview subjects for the project. Please reach out or share.

Essays, Poetry & Podcasts

Audio / Digital / Print

Five Steps, Luminarts Cultural Foundation
Moments of Silence, Manifest-Station
Melanin Queen, Wirehouse Co
On Poerotica, Hollywood Chicago
Speaking of…A Risk I’m Willing To Take, Team Resonate
Seeing is Believing, 2nd Story
for the love of goats, Sundog Lit

You may have seen her…

Actor / Storyteller / POet

2nd Story, About Face Theater, Free Street Theater, For Youth Inquiry, Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health, Links Hall, COLLABORACTION, Adventure Stage, 20% Theater, Otherworld Theatre, FEMelanin, The Dojo, One Minute Play Fest, You’re Being Ridiculous at Steppenwolf, The Right Swipe: The Lituation, Poerotica, OUTspoken, Haymarket Pub and Brewery, SINtegrate, Nightside, The Front, Pride Film and Plays, Lezfest, Open Dyke Night, Canvas, Chicago Dramatists, State Matters, UIC’s Gender & Sexuality Center & Luminarts Cultural Foundation

Teaching Artist / Facilitator / Producer

2nd Story, WCIU’s The Jam, Leadership Greater Chicago at the Bronzeville Incubator, CIBC, About Face Theatre, Fenton High School, Lawrence Hall, UIC’s Gender and Sexuality Center, This Northwestern Life, STORYTELLERS at Columbia College, Creating Change, Roosevelt High School, Jefferson Pinder’s Red Summer Road Trip, Take Talks, Women of The Now, Nothing Without A Company, Theater on the Lake, Pride Action Tank & Pivot Arts

ARtist in residence / Workshops

Luminarts Cultural Foundation, Free Street Theater: Performance for Direct Action, Voices of our Nation 2018, Silk Road Rising, The Op Ed Project & SWARM Artist Residency


Live Performance & Interviews


Press & Production Photos



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