Companies like W!LD RICE and Pangdemonium have been working with Sign Language Interpreters from SADeaf to make their shows more accessible to the Deaf. Teo Zhi Xiong chats with us about what it takes to interpret performances, and why it matters.
A year ago, Thomas Lim’s aunt installed cameras in her house to keep tabs on her foreign domestic helpers. He shares with us how that act of surveillance unnerved him, but also inspired him to write about privacy and trust in his new play, Supervision.
In Building A Character, Rebekah Sangeetha Dorai gets up and close and personal – with herself, and with the audience. Find out how this intimate one-woman show has given her a whole new perspective on her life and her craft.
Chong Woon Yong visited Geylang and the darkest parts of the Internet to write his first play, G.F.E., which he will also perform. What does the term mean? How does it apply to modern Singaporean men? And how is love part of the equation?
2017 has been one of W!LD RICE’s most challenging and rewarding seasons to date. Over the past 12 months, we have worked incredibly hard to produce world-class theatre of which we can be proud, telling stories that resonated powerfully with an audience of 46,993 people of all ages and from all walks of life.
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.