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Chhon Sina is a playwright, actress and teacher. She pursued her studies in directing Modern Theatre at the Faculty of Choreographic Arts, Phnom Penh, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts. She has been involved in educational theatre and film projects on drug abuse, domestic violence and other serious themes. She collaborated with Singaporean artist William Teo on his Cambodian play Year Zero in 1995. She is currently a Modern Theatre Teacher at the National School of Fine Arts, Phnom Penh. She and other Cambodian artists were sponsored by the Theatre and Visual Arts Deprtment, Fordham University at the Lincoln Center, to visit the USA and present their work there in 2010. She is a survivor of the Khmer Rouge regime, which saw the killing of up to ninety percent of artists from this time.