Arts & Culture

Singapore Lyric Opera brings to life the classic Bizet Carmen with a cast of local talent this August

Bizet’s Carmen, the classic opera that has endured the test of time and moved audiences around the world will be imbued with new energy this August by Singapore’s flagship company for Western opera, Singapore Lyric Opera (SLO). This year, SLO celebrates local talent by announcing a mainly Singaporean cast who will work with SLO Chorus, SLO Children’s Choir, dancers, supers …

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Singapore Dance Theatre presents Celebration in Dance 2019

For the fourth time running, Celebration in Dance is a collaboration between Singapore Dance Theatre and the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) for a one-night-only performance on 18 August 2019. This production presents a unique and brilliant opportunity for RAD students in Singapore to perform on the prestigious stage at the Esplanade Theatre. Together with the school performances, Singapore Dance Theatre will also …

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Singapore’s own The G3Sha drops his coming out single ‘I’m OK’

Singaporean’s artist The G3sha drops his next single today titled I’m OK. It is a coming out song to the artist’s family and the world. The artist who released a Cantonese single Pei Pa Koa ( 枇杷膏) in April now tells the story of his personal experiences of growing up as a gay man in Singapore. The single explores his …

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The Necessary Stage’s The Orange Production returns with two reflective works – We Were So Hopeful then & Acting Mad

The Necessary Stage’s (TNS) developmental platform, The Orange Production, is back this year for a second instalment. For 2019, two brand new full-length works will be featured: We Were So Hopeful Then, written by up-and-coming theatre practitioner Ellison Tan Yuyang and directed by Alvin Tan, and Acting Mad, with text by Haresh Sharmaand recent School of the Arts graduates Harris …

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Singapore Dance Theatre’s Masterpiece in Motion is back on 16 & 17 August 2019

Masterpiece in Motion is back! As Singapore Dance Theatre’s annual triple-bill evening, this season features a phenomenal line-up including George Balanchine’s Serenade and Theme and Variations, as well as Choo-San Goh’s Fives. Masterpiece in Motion presents a true reflection and statement of SDT’s brilliance and remarkable skill, allowing you to immerse yourself in the sophisticated world of dance as they …

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WILD RICE cancels two mainstage shows for Housewarming Season

Due to unavoidable delays in the construction of the new performing arts complex at Funan, WILD RICE has regretfully announced the cancellation of ‘An Actress Prepares’ and ‘Faghag’, the two mainstage shows of its Housewarming Season. Meanwhile, the Young & Wild showcase ‘Anything Can Happen/Something Must Happen’ will be relocated to Aliwal Arts Centre, and ‘Supervision’ will carry on as …

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Singapore International Festival of Arts concludes another successful run

The 42nd year of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) concluded an exhilarating three-week run that saw over 150 ticketed and non-ticketed ground-breaking works presented by over 300 game-changing artists from Singapore and around the world. Commissioned by the National Arts Council and organised by Arts House Limited, this year’s Festival attracted more than 73,000 people to public and …

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M1 Peer Pleasure Youth Theatre Festival 2019 tackles poverty in Singapore, 24 July – 4 August

M1 Peer Pleasure Youth Theatre Festival, Singapore’s only annual theatre festival by young people presented by ArtsWok Collaborative returns this July, after a one-year hiatus, at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay. It comes back with a new Artistic Director, veteran theatre practitioner and drama educator, Jean Ng. Ngiam Su-Lin, Producer for the festival shares that “this new approach of …

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