This year's Singapore Theatre Festival aimed to develop new voices, new audiences and new possibilities in Singapore's theatre scene. Co-Artistic Director Alfian Sa'at looks back on Singapore Theatre Festival 2018!
Siti Khalijah Zainal is one of the most gifted actresses of her generation. As she gets ready to take the stage in An Actress Prepares, we find out what acting has taught her and what it’s like to play herself on stage.
Umi Kalthum Ismail makes her Singapore Theatre Festival debut as Yanti – a domestic helper in Supervision. She chats with us about putting herself in her character’s shoes and how this play hits close to home.
Ivan Heng is pulling triple duty! What excites him as Co-Artistic Director of Singapore Theatre Festival 2018? And what it’s like directing two brand-new plays – Tan Tarn How’s Press Gang and Pam Oei’s Faghag – at the same time?
Alfian Sa’at’s voice can be heard throughout the 2018 Singapore Theatre Festival. He chats with us about programming this year’s exciting line-up of new works and how he's helped to bring these new works from the page to the stage.
The Sungei Road Market was closed for good in July 2017. Where have its vendors gone? What have they – and we – lost in the process? How will their stories come to life in the Singapore Theatre Festival?
Founded in 2000 by our Founding Artistic Director, Ivan Heng, W!LD RICE is one of Singapore’s leading professional theatre companies. Our mission is to provide a forum for the shared experience of theatre; celebrating our diversity, reflecting on the problems and possibilities of our times, and presenting productions that inspire, challenge and entertain. W!LD RICE is a not-for-profit Singapore Registered Charity, (Institution of a Public Character No. 000122). It is a recipient of the National Arts Council's Major Grant.