Mentorship Corrie Tan

OPEN CALL: Performance Criticism Mentorship with Corrie Tan

Performance Criticism Mentorship by Corrie Tan, Resident Critic,

How does it work?

You’ll attend six performances between September 2018 – March 2019. Within three days of watching each show, submit a 500-word review to ArtsEquator’s Resident Theatre Critic, Corrie Tan. Based on Corrie’s feedback, edit & resubmit the final review within two days for publication on ArtsEquator after the articles are approved for final publication by us. You may also co-publish the piece on your own blog/publication.

– The programme is open to Singaporeans/PRs who are above 18 years old.
– Previous experience in reviewing performances is necessary.
– The ability to write well in English is a prerequisite.
– The means and desire to contribute to the local arts writing scene in Singapore is a requirement.
– Knowledge or involvement in the Singapore arts scene is an advantage but not required.
– Bloggers, freelance writers, students and writers employed by offline or online media are encouraged to apply.

To apply, send the following to contact(at)

• Your CV.

• One sample of an unpublished article, essay or review you have written.

• One sample of a published written work by you.

• A brief outline (150 words) of how the training received will help you to contribute to the local arts writing scene in the future.


All applications must be sent to by 5PM on 15 August 2018. The two successful candidates will be notified by 10 September 2018.

If you have any questions or need more information, email us: contact(at)

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About the author(s)

Kathy Rowland is the Managing Editor of, a registered charity that she co-founded with Jenny Daneels in 2016. The site is dedicated to supporting and promoting arts criticism with a regional perspective in Southeast Asia. Kathy has worked in the arts for over 25 years, working in the areas of critical writing and arts advocacy, with a special interest in media platforms for the arts. She is the Project Lead for ArtsEquator’s Southeast Asian Arts and Culture Censorship Documentation Project, launched in 2021. She has written extensively on censorship of arts and culture in Malaysia. She was a member of the International Programme Advisory Committee of the 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture, 2019.

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