TAN SHOU CHEN is a recognised theatre-maker from Singapore. His performances and directorial works reflect interest in the encounters between different cultures across time and space and the traverse between tradition and contemporary. In addition to Dramaturgy, Shou Chen brings with him over 15 years of experience in media, technology and communications. Shou Chen facilitates this workshop as a bridge between the instructor and the artist-participants. Shou Chen has a BA in Psychology from Boston University and a Masters in Communications Management from University of Southern California, Annenberg School of Communication. He continues to apply his background in psychology, media and communications in the rehearsal room, and in the works he creates. Shou Chen also holds teaching positions at the National University of Singapore, and the Singapore University of Social Sciences.