Simone Truong has Chinese-Vietnamese origins and was born in 1983 in Solothurn, Switzerland. Since her Bachelor in choreography from the ArtEZ HKA in Arnhem Simone Truong is based in Zurich, where her work is regularly co-produced by the Gessnerallee. Her pieces have been showed in several festivals within and outside of Switzerland. Between 2008 and 2010 she worked together with her sister Monika Truong and Elaine Ho on the longterm-project «Overseas», which has been developed together with Chinese artists and shown in Beijing and Zurich. Between 2012 and 2014 Truong worked on question-remake-series consisting out of two performance and one book. Her last piece «(To) Come and See», a collaboration with the four choreographers Eilit Marom, Anna Massoni, Elpida Orfanidou and Adina Secretan has premiered in January 2016 and is since than on tour. As a performer she has worked amongst others with Jérôme Bel, Cie Branstätter/Gerbes, Philippe Saire andLiquid Loft/Chris Harring. Furthermore Truong works as an assistant and performer for Jérôme Bel, in the piece «Disabled Theater» and «Gala». Truong is recipient of the Danceweb scholarship and the Premio award in 2008. She has received the recognition prize from the province of Solothurn in 2010 and from the city of Zurich in 2011. Since December 2014 Truong is the artistic director of the festival «TanzPlan Ost».

Collaborators:
- David Baumgartner, Light - Zürich
- Flurin Bertschinger, Photography - Zürich
- Karin Anna Biedert, costum - Zürich
- Igor Dobricic, dramaturgy - Berlin
- Nina Fajdiga, dance – Ljubljana
- Domenico Guistino, dance - Brussels
- Cesar Harada, entrepreneur - Paris
- Jessica Huber, outside eye - Zürich
- 何穎雅 Elaine W. Ho, visual arts - Shanghai
- Chris Leuenberger, choreographer - Bern
- 李珂 Li Ke, dance - Shanghai
- 梁硕 Liang Shuo, visual arts - Beijing
- 刘斌 Liu Bin, dance - Beijing
- 刘亚囡 Liu Yanan, dance - Shanghai
- Thom Luz, music/theater - Zürich
- Aloun Marchal, dance - Paris/Gothenburg
- Eilit Marom, dance – Amsterdam
- Anna Massoni, dance - Paris
- Elpida Orfanidou, dance - Athens/Berlin
- Adina Secretan, dramaturgy/performance - Lausanne
- Monika Truong, performance - Zürich
- Lucie Tuma, dramaturgy/performance – Zürich
- Peter von Bartheld, Video - Zürich
- Christa Wenger, light - Zürich
- 萧薇 Xiao Wei, theater - Beijing
- 小河 Xiao He, music - Beijing