17 Sep 2022
I realised that as much as I wanted to think about my response, the truth of my own personal response and how I truly wanted to respond to it did not lie in structure, in grammar, in the logic of how words and sentences flowed.
30 Jul 2022
“Paint ghosts over everything, the sadness of everything. We made ourselves cold. We made ourselves snow. We smuggled ourselves into...
1 Jun 2022
Asylum very nearly presented itself as yet another dystopian, apocalyptic Netflix-ish story that involves the ubiquitous threat of zombies and a rampant disease that spreads across the population, killing everyone in sight. Indeed, a literal zombie-like figure appears towards the end of the show...
26 Apr 2022
3 Jan 2022
Accidental Death of an Anarchist ends by giving the audience a (pseudo) choice: to save oneself but risk being perceived as an accomplice to the anarchistic rebels, or to empathise with the corrupt police officers and save them from the bomb explosion.
1 Jul 2021
Inspired by The Bride Always Knocks Twice in 2013, director Kuo Jian Hong and playwrights Jonathan Lim and Liu Xiaoyi...
30 Jun 2021
9 May 2021
I must say I was quite surprised to receive a hardcopy literature from Checkpoint Theatre. I thought, is this a...
2 May 2021
Directed by Li Xie, Intercultural Theatre Institute presents RevoLOOtion, an original production-cum-workshop that tackles questions of oppression, protest and community.
10 Feb 2021
INDEX, a design collective comprising Lim Wei Ling (spatial designer), Lim Woan Wen (lighting designer) and Darren Ng (sound artist/music composer), presented...
25 Sep 2020
Every 40 seconds, we lose a person to suicide globally. What if we’re able to create an environment that allows...
7 Sep 2020
Learning how to sketch and read bodies in Eng Kai Er's (Kai) Posing Questions is almost akin to my journey in...
3 Sep 2020
How does a nation revive a language? How does a nation retrieve its lost narratives? How does a nation socially integrate its ageing population?
23 Aug 2020
8 Apr 2020
We're experiencing an unprecedented global crisis, probably the biggest of our time. As I sit at home, sinking into thoughts of existentialism, pondering on the state of the arts and...
18 Mar 2020
In another successful theatre adaptation, the Intercultural Theatre Institute brings Sarah Kane’s 4.48 Psychosis to the Singaporean stage.
Kane’s play, first performed in...