I'm Just a Piano Teacher (2006)

4 October 2006 – 8 October 2006 @ Drama Centre Black Box, National Library Building


This is a story about a loser in a loser family caught in a table between love and duty.

The Finger Players' full-time artist Oliver Chong directs, writes and designs this multi-layered production, featuring an all-female cast in gender-bending roles, luscious music arrangements by celebrated sound designer Darren Ng and an atmospheric lighting design by award-winning designer Lim Woan Wen.

Performed in Mandarin, English, Cantonese, and Hokkien with English surtitles.

Director/Playwright/Set Designer: Oliver Chong
Production Stage Manager: Ang Hui Bin
Puppet Designers/Conceptualists: Oliver Chong, Rene Ong, Tan Beng Tian
Lighting Designer: Lim Woan Wen
Sound Designer/Musician: Darren Ng

Surtitle Operator: Fazli Bin Ahmad
Production Administrator: Natalie Chai
Publicity Photographer: Tucky's Photography
Publicity Design: MAKE

Cast: Tan Beng Tian, Judy Ngo, Jo Kwek, Koh Leng Leng

(Source: Synopsis from The Finger Players Brochure and Credits from The Finger Players Programme)


Oliver Chong
Director, Playwright, Set Designer, Puppet Designer, Conceptualizer
Ang Hui Bin
Production Stage Manager
Rene Ong
Puppet Designer, Conceptualizer
Tan Beng Tian
Puppet Designer, Conceptualizer, Actor
Lim Woan Wen
Lighting Designer
Darren Ng
Sound Designer, Sound Musician
Fazli Bin Ahmad
Surtitle Operator
Natalie Chai
Production Administrator


I'm Just a Piano Teacher (2006), Brochure
Brochure for I'm Just a Piano Teacher (2006).
The Finger Players
Recorded: 4 October 2007
I'm Just a Piano Teacher (2006), Programme
Programme for I'm Just a Piano Teacher (2006).
The Finger Players
Recorded: 4 October 2007