13 – 19 February 2017: Singapore


ExxonMobil Campus Conerts – Discovery: Stephycube, 16 Feb, 6pm, NUS Yusof Ishak House

Singer-songwriter Steph likes to strum late into the night in the privacy of her room, where she mixes popular radio songs. Although her online repertoire consists mainly of acoustic tracks, her musical influences are mainly pop rock while her lyrics are inspired by her love for poetry. Steph spent two years with her band After Indigo before embarking on solo projects, penning original music about the world around her. Steph is a Year 3 undergraduate at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. More information.


LEAP 2017 by Frontier Danceland, 17-18 Feb, Goodman Arts Centre Blackbox

An annual performance platform created exclusively for the M1-Frontier Danceland PULSE Programme, LEAP 2017 will showcase a diversity of brand new works created by company artists Adelene Stanley, Adrian Skjoldborg, Daniel Navarro Lorenzo, Faye Tan, Joy Wang and Sammantha Yue. Co-presented by M1 Limited, this creative range of contemporary dance works will be performed by the M1-Frontier Danceland PULSE Programme scholars, who have undergone a year of weekly training with Frontier Danceland’s company artists. There will also be a guest performance by the M1-Frontier Danceland PULSE Programme alumni, choreographed by Artistic Director Low Mei Yoke. More information.


For The Record by CharChey, 17-18 Feb, The Arts House Playden

Meet long-time friends, Ana and Kate. When their cousins marry, they turned from friends to family. But with a new child on the way, Ana’s and Kate’s friendship is tested. Watch Kate and Ana bicker their way through what it means to grow up Eurasian in Singapore, the challenges they face and the things they want to change. For the Record is written and performed by Charlene Shepherdson and Cheyenne Phillips using elements of spoken word, poetry and ethnodrama. Come join us for an evening of stories: of family, culture and history. This show has been developed under Centre 42’s Basement Workshop. More information.

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HistoriaSG: Insights into the invasion and occupation of Singapore through Japanese Wartime Propaganda, 18 Feb, National Museum Singapore Gallery Theatre

HistoriaSG is a lecture series at National Museum of Singapore that focusses on important but lesser-known aspects of Singapore’s history, shedding new light on Singapore’s culture and heritage. It’s part of the museum’s efforts to promote a deeper understanding and appreciation of Singapore’s history. This presentation by Garth O’Connell, a visiting curator from the Australian War Memorial, will showcase and explore some original examples of rarely-seen Japanese wartime propaganda of Singapore. Some of the most easily mass produced and popular forms of this propaganda were souvenir postcards, posters, prints and magazines, which included images and artworks featuring the local people, places and battles. More information.


Buds Theatre In-House Series – Breathless: The Mixtape, 18-19 Feb, The Playtent Studio One

The Buds Theatre In-House Series hosted at The Playtent, aims to make theatre accessible to all, sharing new works, showcasing new talents and create new audiences interested in theatre for change. These three short plays written by Wisely Chow tell the story of Sarah, Taufiq and their friends in their everyday life under the shadow of death. More information.


Physical Storytelling Masterclass at Haque Centre of Acting and Creativity

Conducted by award-winning theatre director Benji Reid, this workshop is for performing artists and anybody interested in exploring their own personal narrative with their bodies. Physical storytelling is a program of studies developed to help participants discover their inner voice as an artist, exploring performer physicality, text developed from personal biography or found text. The workshop will also explore the role of music in performance and the use of multiple expressionistic art forms we can create something unique. More information.


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