“All the works I make revolve around the writing of fiction. Even if a thing or a situation seems devoid of any writing, everything I make begins with writing; I would describe the work through words”. – Heman Chong
Thank you to Olivia Ho and The Straits Times for featuring TheatreWorks upcoming programme, Because, The Night a second-hand bookshop for insomniacs curated by Heman Chong! Read the full article here!
TheatreWorks (Singapore), in partnership with the Goethe-Institut Singapore, is calling for participants to be part of the first edition of The CURATORS ACADEMY conceived & led by ONG Keng Sen, the Artistic Director of TheatreWorks (Singapore) and Founding Festival Director of Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA), 2014 to 2017. The CURATORS ACADEMY is concerned with the performance of curation but intends to move beyond the skills of curation, unlike conventional training programmes in universities. We invite interested individuals from South East Asia to apply for a place in the Academy.
TheatreWorks is calling for applications for a number positions!
Our judges for the 24-Hour Playwriting Competition are hard at work reading all the submitted scripts, and will soon come to a decision on the winners! The Prize Presentation of the Competition will be on Saturday, 4th November 2017, and we invite everyone to join us as we announce the winners! Date: Saturday, 4 November […]
Notes on roads, trips, and other possible slips and falls. A film seminar by Heman Chong This film seminar compliments Heman’s exhibition ‘Because, The Night’ that will occur for 6 nights in November at 72-13. The themes within the film seminar will overlap with the bookshop, touching on inequality, racism, homophobia, overpopulation, forced migration, exploitation of labor, […]
Because, the Night A second hand bookshop for insomniacs Heman Chong 10pm – 4am 9 – 11 & 16 – 18 November 2017 72-13, Singapore Based on a list of 50 books culled from a series of informal conversations (touching on inequality, racism, homophobia, overpopulation, forced migration, exploitation of labor, overconsumption, climate change, etc) with […]
TheatreWorks is thrilled to announce our upcoming production in October! Helmed by internationally acclaimed performer Ramesh Meyyappan. Fresh from its run in Glasgow, where it garnered rave reviews, Off Kilter features Ramesh’s unique style of performance – an eclectic mix of visual and physical theatre.
In conjunction with TheatreWorks’ upcoming production in late July, The Roundest Circle, we also organised a talk on contemporary dance! Tuesday 11 July 2017, 8pm @ 72-13 Mohamed Sultan Road! The talk will be conducted by independent dance artist Lee Mun Wai, who was one of the founding members of T.H.E Dance Company (2008 – […]
This year, TheatreWorks’ home, 72-13, is once again proud to be the official Venue/Equipment Partner for the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA).