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UNDER MY SKIN in residence @ Basement Workshop

UNDER MY SKIN in residence @ Basement Workshop

Under My Skin is a new work by Alessandra Fel, a Lecoq-trained physical theatre performer, director and teacher. The work began as an exploration into depression, a subtle illness almost invisible to others and even to ourselves. It exists and creeps under our skin until…
M.O.E. in residence @ Basement Workshop

M.O.E. in residence @ Basement Workshop

Micromanage Overwork Exasperate Micromanage Overwork Exasperate (MOE) is based on interviews done with teachers regarding their teaching experiences in the Singapore education system. It will be staged in September 2016 by the theatre collective Dark Matter Theatrics, which aims to…
PROJECT MEN in residence @ Basement Workshop

PROJECT MEN in residence @ Basement Workshop

PROJECT MEN Project Men (working title) is a new work exploration that came out of a collaboration between two independent artists Neo Hai Bin and Chong Woon Yong. This work explores the Singaporean male identity, using the National Service as a…
Reflections by Tan Liting

Reflections by Tan Liting

16 Sep 2016, discussing and reflecting on her Boiler Room journey: *Liting’s play was retitled Suit at this juncture.   28 June 2016, recalling the key milestones of her Boiler Room journey:   21 March 2016, on the Research and Construction Phase…
Reflections by Nabilah Said

Reflections by Nabilah Said

16 July 2016, recalling the key milestones of her Boiler Room journey: 20 March 2016, on the Research and Construction Phase of her Boiler Room journey: The Boiler Room programme, for me, could not have come at a better time.…
DARK ROOM in residence @ Basement Workshop

DARK ROOM in residence @ Basement Workshop

The second iteration of Dark Room was developed in residence at Centre 42's Basement Workshop. Commissioned by Esplanade Presents The Studio. 28 April to 1 May 2016. Follow the artist's research, documentation and rehearsal progress here.
Open Call for Boiler Room 2016 Playwrights!

Open Call for Boiler Room 2016 Playwrights!

Into its third cycle in 2016, Boiler Room is a project-specific content creation incubation programme for playwrights. We aim to customise a developmental process that is appropriate to the creators and their ideas/work, and put through a comprehensive process of…
BI(CARA) in residence @ Basement Workshop

BI(CARA) in residence @ Basement Workshop

A new work by Sharda Harrison (Pink Gajah Theatre). Commissioned by the 2016 M1 Singapore Fringe Festival and developed in residence at Centre 42's Basement Workshop. World Premiere 21-24 January 2016, Centre 42 Black Box. Follow the artist's research, documentation…
THE SHAPE OF A BIRD in residence @ Basement Workshop

THE SHAPE OF A BIRD in residence @ Basement Workshop

A new work by playwright Jean Tay. Produced by her newly formed company Saga Seed Theatre; developed in residence at Centre 42's Basement Workshop; and presented by the 2016 M1 Singapore Fringe Festival (15-16 January 2016). Follow the artist's research,…
Boiler Room Cycle 2015 – Playwrights selected

Boiler Room Cycle 2015 – Playwrights selected

Following from the Open Call in April 2015, we are delighted to welcome on board Boiler Room Cycle 2015 Playwrights: Tan Liting for “B*tch” Nabilah Said for“State Land”. Special thanks goes out to Tan Tarn How and Nelson Chia (Nine…
Open Call for Playwrights!

Open Call for Playwrights!

Into its second cycle in 2015, Boiler Room is a project-specific content creation incubation programme for playwrights. We aim to customise a developmental process that is appropriate to the creators and their ideas/work, and put through a comprehensive process of…

Boiler Room 2014

Boiler Room 2014 is the inaugural cycle that was launched in April 2014. As a pilot programme, the process is continually under refinement to ensure that a robust yet valuable framework is provided to guide playwrights in developing their ideas/text.…
INITIAL CONDITIONS written by Eleanor Wong

INITIAL CONDITIONS written by Eleanor Wong

A 30min reading of Eleanor Wong's new work, marking the conclusion of her residency at the Centre for Quantum Technologies. In collaboration with Cake Theatrical Productions, supported by Centre 42 | 13 - 14 March 2015, 8.00pm @ Centre 42…
Reflections by Suzanne Choo

Reflections by Suzanne Choo

12 April 2016, thoughts about wrapping up her Boiler Room journey:   23 April 2015, on the Writing and Review Phase of her Boiler Room journey: “I started writing at the beginning of January but realized that as I wrote,…