Tue 1 Aug, 7.30pm
Wed 2 Aug, 2.30pm
Thu 3 Aug, 2.30pm
Fri 4 Aug, 7.30pm
PERFORMANCE VENUE :
Esplanade Recital Studio
2 hr performance followed by a 30 min post-show discussion
Advisory (Some Mature Content)
Devised and Performed by: Conceptualised,Written & Directed by : Assistant Director: Down Syndrome Association (Singapore) Jean Ng Julius Foo
Nonsense is a story about refugees.It is also a story about us.
War is nonsense.Millions losing their families and homes is nonsense.And then,What we take as sense may sometimes be nonsense.
What we take as nonsense may sometimes be beauty and hope. Nonsense is an original play devised and performed by young people with Down syndrome and other intellectual differences. SUPPORTED BY
Devised & Performed by: Written & Directed by: St Anthony’s Canossian Secondary School Dwayne Lau
In a world saturated by social media and its influences on lifestyles, latest trends and body image, the temptation is to curate a pseudo perfect way of life. The Box explores the struggles that teenagers face negotiating this superficial world, filtering away flaws and blemishes so that all that remains is a hazy tint of reality.
HOW DID I MESS UP THIS BAD :
Staged by: Directed by: UNSAID Serena Ho
Can you cure your depression and anxiety in 24 hours? Rachel starts exercising, does arts and crafts, and hosts an evening interview show, all to find a cure for her mental health. But things start to get a bit more complicated when her friends visit and an accidental death occurs. An original play that draws from crowd-sourced stories on mental illness and our attitudes towards this in contemporary society.MAIN SUPPORTER
Wed 2 Aug, 3pm
Thu 3 Aug, 3pm | 8pm
Fri 4 Aug, 3pm | 8pm
PERFORMANCE VENUE :
Esplanade Theatre Studio
1.5 hr performance followed by a 30 min post-show discussion
Advisory 16 (Some Mature Content)
A FESTIVAL COMMISSION
Written by:Directed by:Sim Yan YingAdib Kosnan
A classic boy-meets-girl story in modern day Singapore. Or is it?
Without Reason explores the challenges of an interracial relationship where a Chinese girl and a Malay boy struggle to overcome cultural differences, reconcile religious beliefs, and manage the expectations of friends and family. This coming-of-age story will take you on an unforgettable quest for love and the search for identity.
This play was originally written and devised under the mentorship of Buds Youth Theatre Development and received development support from Centre 42.
Interview with Youth Playwright, Sim Yan Ying