I rounded up yesterday by watching Soulstory’s Evening Primrose Blossom for the Moon. I thought I was going to get to watch Pichet Klunchun’s Black and White too but I had misread the publicity materials. It wasn’t a double bill. Soulstory is a Japanese dance theatre company invited to take part in the Bangkok Theatre […]Read more "Bangkok Theatre Festival: Day 2"
My schedule in Bangkok feels like my schedule back home. I suppose there are universal habits about being in theatre around the world: we’re nocturnal creatures more used to working only after the sun has passed high noon and calling it a day only long after it has set. I am holding workshops with some […]Read more "Workshopping with Bangkok Actors"
This trip marks a number of firsts for me. I’ve never flown into Bangkok via Don Meung Airpot, I’ve never taken a bus in Bangkok and I’ve never travelled to a foreign country JUST to be mentored by a director (good vibes for traveling in the future to work as a director and/or actor!). I […]Read more "Arriving in Bangkok"
No, not THE Mentor we Singaporeans are more politically familiar with. “Tua” Pradit Prasartthong (pictured below) is the first overseas mentor that I will be meeting as part of The Directors Lab mentorship grant. I knew quite quickly that I would have liked to be mentored by Alvin Tan (The Necessary Stage) and Jeremiah Choy […]Read more "Countdown to Meeting the Mentor"
Yes, I’m back! And it has been an awesome trip It has been almost a week now but I’m still unpacking the experience. Learning from the masters and working with the international artists was extremely valuable. I went hoping to pick up new tools of working, I came back with those and a much richer […]Read more "Returning from Italy and La Mama Umbria"