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Points of View 2018

  • Centre 42 42 Waterloo Street Singapore, 187951 Singapore (map)

I will be conducting two days of clinics and workshops in performance writing as part of Points of View 2018 by Centre 42 and the Asian Dramaturgs' Network.

Points of View: Critical Frames for Performance Writing and Making is a nine-day programme for young performing arts writers and makers to explore various ways of viewing and approaching artistic works. Held on 4 - 12 May 2018 under the auspices of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA), successful applicants will experience a range of performances, and engage in critical dialogue with SIFA artists, organisers, industry experts and fellow critical thinkers.  

Points of View consists of two tracks:

  • Performance writing. For those interested in critical writing, including reviewing, research, arts journalism and arts administration. Facilitated by Lim How Ngean.
  • Performance making. For those interested in critical dialogue about performance making, including directing, acting, designing, playwriting and dramaturgy. Facilitated by Charlene Rajendran.

Participants will:

  • Contribute to discussions, tutorials and other workshop activities with the programme facilitators.
  • Attend selected SIFA performances for free.
  • Dialogue with SIFA artists and organisers.
  • Share their experiences with the public in a forum.

(Application Period: 26 February to 25 March 2018)

To qualify for Points of View, you must be:

  • Interested in performance writing OR performance making
  • Aged between 18 and 30
  • A Singapore resident
  • Confident in both written and spoken English
  • Actively involved in performance studies or practice, either as student, recent graduate or practitioner
  • Able to commit to the entire programme from 4 to 12 May 2018

For more information and to apply, go to: