Zhu is one of the famous theater actress in China. She graduated from Nanjing Lu Xun Middle School in 1976, the next 20-year period, she was in Jiangsu People's Art Theater as a stage actress. She worked at Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre since 1997. On the stages, she successfully created a lot of roles from classical drama such as "Sunrise (Ri Chu)", "Everlasting Regret (Changhen Ge)" and won numerous awards, including Plum Blossom Award for Chinese Theater. In addition, she also participated in performances of The Last Empress (1987),The Knot (2006),Stage Sisters (2007) and many other movies or series. Now she is a member of Shanghai Dramatists Federation and China Democratic League.