Category: Singapore Arts, Theatre.

Preview: Bulan Madu – A Double Bill by Teater Ekamatra

Teater Ekamatra celebrates their 30th anniversary this year, and the number of productions they’re putting up just doesn’t seem to stop. This October, as part of Malay CultureFest 2018, they’ll be putting up a double bill of two of playwright Alfian Sa’at’s Malay plays, both of which have received rave reviews when they played across

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Preview: Asian Youth Theatre Festival 2018

After a rousing inaugural edition last year at *SCAPE, the heart of Singapore’s youth scene, the Asian Youth Theatre Festival returns for its second run, this time heading up north and taking place at venue partner Republic Polytechnic. Presented by Buds Youth Theatre, for one weekend in November, youth theatre companies from Singapore and the

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Preview: Southernmost – One Table Two Chairs Project 2018 presented by Emergency Stairs

Building on from the success of their inaugural Southernmost Project launched in 2017, Emergency Stairs returns with the 2018 edition of the experimental theatre festival this November. Taking its name from traditional Chinese opera’s convention of ‘southern’ stages and the one table two chairs performance format, the Southernmost Project was conceptualised as an “arts festival

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Review: Because it’s Fun by The Fool Theatre

Bullying comes in all forms, and at times, in the most surprising of ways. Far too often, it is children and teenagers who are crueler than adults, not realising the extent of their actions done ‘because it’s fun’. New theatre company The Fool Theatre (TFT) debuts onto our local scene with a brand new, original

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Review: Invisible Habitudes by T.H.E Dance Company (da:ns Festival 2018)

Exploring interpersonal relationships through the most primal facets of the human condition and intense choreography.  While often associated with free performances, for da:ns Festival 2018, T.H.E Dance Company has premiered the very first full-length ticketed dance performance at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, beautifully set against the backdrop of the Marina Bay skyline. Choreographed by T.H.E artistic director Kuik

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The Fool Theatre’s Because it’s Fun: An Interview with Director Xavier Kang and Actress Audrey Luo

The Fool Theatre (TFT) is the newest company on the block to join our ever growing local arts scene. Founded by Xavier Kang and Tung Ka Wai, TFT debuts this weekend with their inaugural production – an original script titled Because Its Fun! Written by Tung Ka Wai, Because Its Fun is set in a local

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Review: Until the Lions by Akram Khan (da:ns Festival 2018)

Thrilling, wickedly sharp choreography and strong set design makes for a spectacle of a performance. For veteran choreographer and dancer Akram Khan, life has a fascinating way of coming full circle. One of his earliest experiences on the stage would be as a 13 year old as part of Peter Brook’s staging of the Mahabharata.

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Big Top, Big Fun: The Great Moscow Circus Has Arrived In Town!

The world famous Great Moscow Circus has returned to Singapore for the first time in over ten years! While performances will only begin on the 25th of October, the family of circus professionals has already set up at Bayfront Avenue as they rehearse, practise and publicise in the leadup to opening night – all under

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Preview: Because it’s Fun by The Fool Theatre

Founded by Xavier Kang and Tung Ka Wai, The Fool Theatre is the latest theatre company to sweep into town, set to debut with their inaugural production this October! A multilingual theatre company, The Fool Theatre believes in the construction of one’s own cultural identity beyond the languages we speak, utilising original scripts or localised adaptations

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In Photos: Daniel Kok and Miho Shimizu’s xhe (da:ns Festival 2018)

As the Esplanade’s annual da:ns Festival returns this week, they’ll be commissioning a number of bold new productions set to impress and push the limits of the dance medium itself. One of these productions is Daniel Kok and Miho Shimizu’s xhe, a marathon five hour durational, experimental performance that mixes multiple disciplines to create a kaleidoscope of patterns, moving

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