The Vault: Past Perfect returns after its first run under the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) in May 2023. This time, expect more tidbits and artefacts from the 90s - a decade of growth and experimentation in Singapore theatre, and expanded scenes!
3 actors gather and they reflect on their journey through Theatre in the 1990s. With 20/20 hindsight, what did it mean to DO theatre in the 1990s? Why did they do what they do and more importantly, how? Without any rose-tinted glass, no mi
An Introduction to the Dramaturg’s Work is a 4-session foundational course that will provide an introduction and grounding for performing arts practitioners who are curious about or want an insight into the dramaturg’s work.
Conducted fully online by Dr Robin Loon, this course aims to equip participants with an understanding of and familiarisation with:
the brief history and evolution of the dramaturg
the nature and scope of the dramaturg’s work
different kinds of dramaturgs
The New Scripts Garage is a regular offer of dramaturgical support for new scripts, convened every other month, with low barriers to entry. On a regular basis, we open our inboxes for script submissions from playwrights seeking dramaturgical support for their work.
For the November 2023 cycle, we are collaborating with Teater Ekamatra to offer a Malay-language edition, that will accept up to eight scripts through an Open Call.
Please note that this is not a presentational platform. This short-for
(Asian) Dramaturgs’ Network: Sensing, Complexity, Tracing and Doing explores the histories, stories, and practices of the Asian Dramaturgs’ Network (ADN), a network of dramaturgs, performance makers, cultural producers and performance scholars in the wider Asian region that has been active since 2016. It explores two questions that have emerged through ADN dialogues and events. Are there Asian or Asia-based dramaturgies of practice and performance? And how does one write about
Charlene Rajendran, Peter Eckersall, Daniel Teo, Chong Gua Khee, Nah Dominic, Ugoran Prasad
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My colleagues and I at the National Arts Council warmly welcome you fo the 10th Singapore Festival of Arts. We are proud to see its growth from a small Festival back in 1977, to a major international arts event.
The Festival aims to entertain the Singapore audience and visitors alike with outstanding performances by Singaporean and international artists. 27 foreign groups and 10 Singaporean groups will stage a total of 115 performances for the core programme. The outrea