Category TheatreWorks

Heman Chong on The Art in Writing by the Swiss Institute New York

“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

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Bookshop for night owls – A feature by The Straits Times

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!

The Curators Academy – Call for Application!

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.

We are expanding our team!

TheatreWorks is calling for applications for a number positions!

The Prize Presentation of the 24-Hour Playwriting Competition!

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 […]

Open call – Join us for a film seminar!

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 by Heman Chong

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 presents: OFF KILTER

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.

TheatreWorks 24-Hour Playwriting Competition is back!

The much-awaited TheatreWorks’ 24-Hour Playwriting Competition is back! This unique Competition marks a milestone this year as we celebrate its 20th edition! The site of the competition has always been quirky and inspiring, and it is no exception this year. To be held at the rustically inspiring Kampung Kampus, Home of Ground-Up Initiative, the site is surrounded by lush greenery […]

TheatreWorks WRITERS’ LAB responds to ST LIFE! Article “Local theatre groups nurture fledgling playwrights with masterclasses”

On 11 July 2017, The Straits Times LIFE! carried the article “Local theatre groups nurture fledgling playwrights with masterclasses, mentorship programmes”, which celebrated the growth of writing programmes and new Singapore plays in recent years. This augurs well for the Singapore scene. We, at TheatreWorks, stand with our theatre colleagues in celebrating the fruits of […]