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  • The New Scripts Residency has been renamed New Scripts Garage, following a post-mortem conducted on 2022's pilot runs of this programme. The 2023 season will have three cycles of New Scripts Garage, happening in June, August and November 2023! Find out more here.
  • IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Since August 2022, we have been running a new suite of residency programmes supporting playwrights and new writing development. Find out more about the New Writing Development Programmes here!
New Scripts Garage
The New Scripts Garage offers dramaturgical support for new scripts through a table read or individual consultation sessions
The Writer-In-Residence is a bespoke scheme supporting experienced mid-career playwrights to further explore their writing development
Playwright's Professional Development Residency
A long-form residency programme for early-career playwrights that prioritises writer development and advocacy for their work
Creation Residency
The Creation Residency is a space for development of original process-drive and text-based work
Co-Lab Residency
The Co-Lab Residency is an artist-driven space for collaborative exploration of text-based practice
The Vault Residency
The Vault documents Singapore Theatre history and manifests as contemporary responses presented at Centre 42 premises
The Vault: Lite Residency
The Vault: Lite is aimed at the creation of contemporary responses to works from the Singapore theatre canon, with an emphasis on experimenting and ideating genre, form and content
Archival Residency
The Archival Residency invites independent artists and collectives to form an archival collection of their own body of work, or someone else’s, over a period of time to create and tell their stories through the archival process

In Residence Now

Writer-In-Residence 2023
Playwright Zulfadli Rashid, also affectionally known as Big, joins us as our Writer in Residence from April 2023 to September 2023. This 6-month residency aims to spotlight and platform the Writer in Residence through presentations of his work(s), and engagements with younger writers and the public. As part of the residency, Big will also be participating in the New Scripts Garage, offering dramaturgical support and feedback to scripts from the open call. 
Start: 1 April 2023
Playwright's Professional Development Residency Pilot 2022-2023
The pilot version of the Playwright’s Professional Development Residency will support four early-career playwrights who will undergo a one-year journey together as a cohort with Programme Leader Joel Tan. We are thrilled to announce the four inaugural residents:
Start: 1 September 2022
Have queries about our Residencies?
Visit our FAQ page, or contact us to find out more.

Previous Residency Programmes

In 2020, we reimagined the C42 programme offerings to meet the evolving needs of the theatre landscape. Some of the older residencies and incubation-focused programmes like Basement Workshop and Guest Room have been restructured and rebranded and you can discover them above.

Others, like the Garage, Fellowship and Boiler Room, have ceased or are retired due to a mix of feasibility and financial reasons. Read about each one of them here: