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Weekly Picks: Singapore (15 – 21 September 2018)

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Because it’s Fun by The Fool Theatre 愚者剧场, Drama Centre Black Box, 12 – 21 October

The inaugural production for The Fool Theatre, Because it’s Fun shows how bullying is omnipresent in our society and how it affects our mental well-being. Don’t miss this mind-blowing new play by playwright Tung Ka Wai and artistic director Xavier Kang, founders of The Fool Theatre.

More information here.

Temple by Cake Theatre, SOTA Drama Theatre, 18 – 20 October

Temple sees the invention of a mythological universe where all the quarters of the world are at odds. This multi-layered experience infuses physical composition, visual style and sound architecture, in an exploration of the various notions of ‘Temple’.

Temple was commissioned for the Singapore Arts Festival 2008 and was first performed in 2008 in Singapore and at the Napoli Teatro Festival Italia in Naples Italy. Ten years since its inception, Cake sees the re-staging of this work. Find out more here.

Weekly Picks Singapore 15 21 September 2018

GTM 2018: P7:1SMA Dance Workshops by P7:1SMA Ltd in conjunction with Got To Move 2018, an initiative by the National Arts Council (NAC), 14 Oct, P7:1SMA Studio at Stamford Arts Centre

In the Asli workshop, participants will be introduced to movement phrases of one of Singapore Malay basic folk dance called Tari Asli Kuala Deli. The focus will be on sharing about Malay customs that form the wisdom of Malay folk dance. In the NOVA workshop, participants will be introduced to hints of Norhaizad’s movement rigour rooted in the embodiment of Malay folk and contemporary practice. The focus will be on sharing about how motivations that drive movements can be the start of new creations.

More information here.

Dastak: By Invite Only by NUS Naach, NUS University Cultural Centre, 17 October, 7:30pm

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and numerous other apps have dominated our online activity over the last five years. We are indeed increasingly spending more time on voyeuristic apps that look into people’s lives and let other people look into your lives. NUS Naach, NUS’s own Bollywood dance group, presents ironic perspective on voyeurism through exploring the tension between attention and vulnerability when we engage in social media. Find out more here.

 

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