Explore, incubate, develop text-based practices and engage with Singapore Theatre history through these residencies
JUST LAUNCHED! We've just added new residency programmes supporting playwrights and new writing development. Find out more about the New Writing Development Programmes here!
New Scripts Residency has been reformatted to take place more regularly and offers dramaturgical support to scripts through a table read or individual consultation sessions. Check out the Open Call for September 2022 Cyclehere!
New Scripts Residency
The New Scripts Residency is a space where artists can draft new works and receive feedback from a critical reception
The Creation Residency is a space for development of original process-drive and text-based work
The New Scripts Residency is a space for collaborative exploration of text-based practices
The Vault Residency
The Vault documents Singapore Theatre history and manifests as contemporary responses presented at Centre 42 premises
The Vault: Lite Residency
The Vault: Lite is aimed at the creation of contemporary responses to works from the Singapore theatre canon, with an emphasis on experimenting and ideating genre, form and content
The Archival Residency invites independent artists and collectives to form an archival collection of their own body of work, or someone else’s, over a period of time to create and tell their stories through the archival process
Our inaugural Writer-in-Residence Michelle Tan joins us from mid-August 2022 to mid-March 2023. This 6-month residency aims to spotlight and platform the Writer in Residence through presentations of her work(s), and engagements with younger writers and the public.
As part of the residency, Michelle will also be participating in the New Scripts Residency, offering dramaturgical support and feedback to scripts from the open call.
Our arts collective ZOBO Company is made up of a group of young artists (Ella Wee, Teoh Jieyu, Vanessa Poh, Wang Ying Bei, Chng Yikai, Lim Ci Xuan) who are interested in having conversations about social issues with movement, visuals and non-conventional staging. The collective came together in Sept 2021 for the first phase of this joint project, marking a beginning of another journey after the graduation of ARTivate Batch 3, a three year youth training program by Drama Box, which most of our members have b
The Something-Something Working Group is Shawn Chua, Corrie Tan, Chong Gua Khee and Deanna Dzulkifli. Our hope is to imagine and prototype new paradigms and infrastructures for knowledge production, artistic practice and their contingent entanglements. We are currently playing with an adaptation of the Hologram (thehologram.xyz)—a feminist, peer-to-peer framework and practice that redistributes the labour and ethics of caregiving. We have experimented with this framework at Dance Nucleus’ SCOPE#12 platform.
Amidst the seemingly never ending daily grind of city dwelling, the past caught up with a widowed man and a widowed woman in their twilight years.
Reunited after decades in separate marriages, they found themselves confronted with an emotion tsunami surging from suppressed trembles in yesteryears.
Can they make up for the lost time?
Can they find peace before their flesh perish?
UNDER is a closeup study of non verbal communications between the hearts through the lens of video framing, at times w
Main Tulis Group (MTG) is Singapore’s only collective that works on developing English and Malay plays. The emphasis is on “main” and “tulis”—writing organically, without restrictions—while also being about playwriting as a craft.
The group organises regular readings of works-in- progress and is known for its dramatised readings showcase ETA : 9 MIN at Centre 42’s yearly event, Late-Night Texting. MTG also partners with institutions such as the Esplanade and the National University of Sing
Main Tulis Group
Start: February 2021
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