Staged at LASALLE College of the Arts, Creative Cube 06 – 10 Jul 2016, part of the Singapore Theatre Festival 2016 Synopsis: In a Singapore where dialects have been losing relevance for generations, Grandmother Tongue traces a young man’s struggle to connect with his 84-year-old Teochew-speaking grandmother. He teaches her to use a mobile phone. He helps her […]Read more "W!LD Rice’s Grandmother Tongue (2016, Singapore Theatre Festival)"
Presented by SRT’s The Little Company 30 Oct – 13 Dec 2015 DBS Arts Centre Home of SRT Synopsis: Shiver me timbers, ahoy there matey! Treasure Island is a hilarious and exhilarating musical production suitable for the entire family. A new adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s popular novel of the same name,Treasure Island follows the […]Read more "SRT The Little Company: Treasure Island"
Rising Son is set during the Japanese invasion and occupation of Singapore between 1941 and 1945. 18 year-old Sunny (Tan Shou Chen) is enlisted as an ambulance orderly when the bombing starts, and does his best to protect his naïve, but headstrong, younger sister Ruby (Seong Hui Xuan) from the horrific realities of war. When […]Read more "Rehearsals for Rising Son (SRT) starts today!"
Can’t believe we’re at the end of this phase of the journey. It is a very short phase but it has been quite intense. My body has just begun to get somewhat acclimatized to the below zero temperature and Eastern Standard time and it’s hard to imagine that I’ll be headed to Hong Kong to […]Read more "Country Directing Country: Showing"
It’s been 5 days and time has really passed by really fast. I am barely over jetlag and counting down the days, I only have 5 more days left here in New York City. Too fast!! The process of rehearsal is better described as devising and experimentation. The Actor in this case is a vessel […]Read more "Country Directing Country: Day 5"