The four residents of Centre 42's Playwright's Professional Development Residency have spent the past six months reading and discussing plays that turn back the gaze, plays that dream about systems unraveling, plays that ask hard and pungent questions, plays that stare fear and proscription in the face. In short, they've been reading plays that say "F*CK YOU" in some form or another and turning these provocations and insights on their own practices.
This evening will be an intimate sharing of their
Headline Acts is a fun and informal reading series open to writers of all experience levels wishing to showcase plays or scenes. The only rule is, each work is a short (10-15 minutes) dramatic pieces that respond to recent headlines.
Each edition of Headline Acts will be "headlined" by a guest writer, and the remaining 3 acts selected via open call on a first-come-first served basis.
The Open Call period has closed on 15 December 2022, and we are pleased to announce the 3 shortlisted ac
19 January 2023 | 8:00 - 9:30pm
Black Box, 42 Waterloo Street
This is a by-invite event. We welcome anyone interested to register to be on our guest list. Confirmation of seats will be emailed to you closer to the event date.
Organised by Cookin1 and Singapore Actress Ya Hui, this fundraising event will showcase a collection of different local businesses who campaign and advocate for a greener SG/world through conscious and sustainable practices in their processes and products.
Come support a variety of local businesses with eco-friendly products such as food, lifestyle/homeware and gifts! All vendors will be pledging a minimum 20% of total sales proceeds to two beneficiaries, Centre 42 and Singapore Red Cross Society.&n
17 December 2022 | 11:00am - 6:00pm
42 Waterloo Street, Singapore 187951
The first 150 attendees can claim a free Coffee & Muffin (sponsored by Pallet Cafe Bar)
The first 150 purchases made at the event can collect a limited-edition Magical Love, Magical Earth reusable tote bag!
In this lecture Peter Eckersall will discuss the role of dramaturgy in making contemporary performance. He will explore dramaturgy as an ‘expanded field’ of practices that include creative research, writing, devising practices and social practices.
A key question will be how dramaturgy helps to make performances that are creative and aesthetically innovative while using the medium of theatre itself to make visible our political conditions and debate the future.
What can the performing arts do and what
ADN Event Series 2021-22 is a collection of public panels, roundtable critical responses and closed-door discussions taking place in 2021 and 2022, in lieu of the conventional conference mode held in one location. This series continues the network’s desire to regularly bring together dramaturgs and arts-practitioners from the ADN community and in and beyond the region for knowledge exchange and collective inquiry into dramaturgical knowledge and practice in Asia.
The durational and the digital in performing arts continue to fly even as the world begins to enter an era of endemic with mobility freedoms near the horizon. ADN dives into the notions of durational dramaturgy in a digital context with special reference to 14, a 5-hour dance performance through multiple locations, conceptualised by Chen Wu-Kang and Sun Ruey Horng.
Moderated by dramaturg Cheng Nien Yuan, this roundtable features Chen, Sun and dramaturg Shawn Chua in conversation to u
While the world was isolating and going online, there are still emergent small communities – with safe measures, of course – coming together for the arts. These initiatives strive for development and works-in-progress with support from a collective of artists. Such an initiative is the Germany-based Asian Performing Arts Lab (APAL). With the aim of providing a safe ‘holding place’ for artists to spend time developing and trialling artistic ideas, APAL offers short residencies particularly ali