Theatre, Open Call

The Lesson - Recruitment Call for Participants

Organised by: 戏剧盒 Drama Box
  • Date:
    27 Apr - 19 May 2017
  • Venue:


Come July, Drama Box is restaging The Lesson in GoLi – the Moving Theatre, and is currently looking for people to be part of the participatory theatre performance.

The Lesson does not have a script. Neither does it have performers in the traditional sense. Instead, a scenario is presented – a train station is to be built in a fictitious housing estate, but due to the limited space available, an existing site must be demolished.

The participants will assume the role of residents of said estate, and gather on stage to vote for the site to be culled. How will this decision be made? What will stay and what will go?

The Lesson was first created by Li Xie and presented at the Singapore International Festival of Arts 2015, as part of the trilogy It Won't Be Too Long. Drama Box has since adapted the piece and brought it to Taiwan in 2016, and to the International Community Arts Festival in Rotterdam in March 2017.

How to register as a participant?

1. Fill up a registration form at by 19 May 2017
2. Attend a briefing

The Lesson - Recruitment Call for Participants