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Key People

Names are provided alphabetically, with links provided to LinkedIn accounts where available, else Facebook. Expertise in this area is based on past or current experience, and if there is a link to Singapore in some way.

Alvin Tan, Koh Hui Ling, Kok Heng Leun, Noorlinah Mohamed, Shaun Koh

SG Theatre Initiatives

Forum Theatre SG is a platform for theatre groups and individuals in Singapore to share and learn about forum theatre and the theatre of the oppressed, including workshops and performances.

Dramabox Ltd is a non-profit contemporary Mandarin theatre company that creates a theatre that liberates life. It uses forum theatre in its outdoor heartland performances.

Migrant Voices’ mission is to provide a platform for the exchange of artistic knowledge and tools between migrant workers and Singaporeans as well as create awareness of different cultures among Singaporeans through quality multi-cultural and multi-ethnic multidisciplinary art productions. Key proects include its InsideOut photography exhibition, its forum theatre performances, and the original CD that launched the group, also called Migrant Voices.

Singapore Drama Educators Association is a professional body that advocates and advances the development of drama in education, therapy and performance. It uses forum theatre as one of its tools.

The Necessary Stage is a non-profit theatre company. Its mission is to create challenging indigenous and innovative theatre that touches the heart and mind. They use forum theatre as one of its tools. The Necessary Stage is also the organiser and curator of the M1 Singapore Fringe Festival. In 2008, it launched the Theatre for Seniors workshops with support from Council for the 3rd Age, to equip senior citizens with skills in various aspects of theatre-making and arts administration.

Centre for Seniors Theatre Group

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