Xinyue Zhang is a M.F.A. in Theatre candidate with a specialization in drama and theatre for youth and communities (DTYC) at The University of Texas at Austin. Her research is located on the intersections of drama-based pedagogy, story-telling, early childhood education and museum studies. She holds a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Hong Kong Baptist University (honour’s degree ) and a M.A. in Theatre and Performance from Queen Mary University of London (First Class). Her research is also rooted in her experience working with research institutes, art museums and children's theatres in the United Kingdom, France and China.