Press + Reviews

1000 Immigrants with Solomon Asine

Redefining Success (ft. Ada Cheng)

Vicky Chen Podcast: Limitless
Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts

Hardest Lesson Ever Learned, Episode #57

Stories from Graceland Pond
Ada’s YouTube | Listen on Lybsyn

Storyteller, Performer and Professor Ada
Cheng Named 2023-24 Lund Gill Chair for
the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at
Dominican University

Survivance with Ada Cheng

The Pisces Life Podcast 2021
Ada’s YouTube | Pisces Life Podcast Soundcloud

Gender Violence, Women Empowerment & Leadership

How to be a storyteller with Ada Cheng with Keyanna, Christobel, Zamire

Power Your Story

r(E)volutionary Woman

Tes Silverman

Village Voices: Ada Cheng

Mount Island

Stories of Arts Resilience (SOAR)

Illinois Humanities

This is America: Truths Through My Body

Cook County Racial Equity Week
Facebook | YouTube

Visions of Peace: A Letter to My Younger Self by Ada Cheng

Collaboraction’s Peacebook 2020
Ada’s YouTube | Collaboraction’s YouTube

Taiwanese Junior Chamber of Commerce Chicago

EP4 – Show and Tell
Facebook | YouTube

Cast photo including Chicago storyteller and former professor Ada Cheng at Tradewinds: An Asian-Pacific Storytelling Event

The EaTing Cast

E40 – Learning to Unlearn w/ Ada Cheng
Apple Podcasts | YouTube

ECAASU: East Coast Asian American Student Union

AAPI Graduation Messages
Segment starts at 20:30
YouTube 1 (full) | YouTube 2 (excerpt)

Queer Memoir: Queer Grief Observed

Segment starts at 34:00
Facebook | YouTube

The Echo Show

Echo Theater Collective (Maui Jones and Stephanie Iverson)
Segment starts at 16:30
Facebook | YouTube

Dr. Ada Cheng sits with fellow members of a panel on sex positivity in comedy.

Anti-Asian Racism, Xenophobia, and Coronavirus

OUT CHICAGO (Scott Duff and Ellen Miller)
segment starts at 1:30:00
Facebook | YouTube

Ada: Dear White Woman

Beyond Queer Stories (Dawn Brown)

Oral History Interview with Dr. Ada Cheng

UIC Queer Asian American Archive Project (Liz Thomson)

Storytelling: Recording Our History in Action w/ Dr. Ada Cheng

The Banh Mi Chronicles (Randy Kim)
Google podcasts |

Legacy of Love “Across Borders,” A Vow to Do Better​

all about SOLO

A Personal Journey of a Thousand Miles​

all about SOLO
view | download

On Culture, Sex, and Academia

The Gaysian Podcast
apple podcasts |

Chicago storyteller Ada Cheng performs her solo show Breaking Rules, Broken Hearts

Meet Dr. Ada Cheng: Professor-turned-storyteller, solo performer, and storytelling show producer​

Leadership Convention, NAAAP
view | download

Keynote: “Not Quite: Navigating Citizenship and Belonging”

Institute for Women’s Studies, University of Georgia
view | download

Lit 50: Who Really Books In Chicago 2019 – Ada Cheng #46

Newcity Lit
view | download

A live-lit series wants you to ask yourself, Am I Man Enough?

Chicago Reader
view | download

From College Professor to Performing Artist in Midlife: Ada’s Story

Hélène T Stelian Coaching
view | download

Wisdom, Power and the Path to Conscientious Storytelling: An Interview with Ada Cheng​

Scapi Magazine

Storytelling in Chicago: The Art of Hosting Events and Pursuing One’s Dreams

Vocalo 91.1 / Jill Hopkins

This Is What Chicago Sounds Like

Vocalo 91.1

Ada Cheng: From Renegade Professor to Storyteller​

Woman Scape

Chicago storyteller Ada Cheng performs.

A Former Professor Now Takes To The Stage To Share Her Stories

view | download

Fringe 2017 Review ‘Not Quite’ by Ada Cheng

Single White Fringe Geek
view | download

Boulder International Fringe Festival

Daily Camera
view | download

American Frictions at Fringe — Passing and Ada Cheng’s Not Quite

Washington Post
view | download

2017 Capital Fringe Review by Mike Bevel

DC Metro Theater Arts

‘Not Quite’ at Public House Theatre by Justin Hayford

Chicago Reader
​view | download

Queer pride speaker Ada Cheng examines the Chicago skyline.