Book Launch & Panel
Drama Box 30 Keywords
Edited by Dr Quah Sy Ren
Drama Box 30 Keywords illustrates the history of Drama Box through keywords. The intention is to understand Drama Box and Singapore theatre and society in a more focused way based on these themes. In the process, the definition of the keywords in their various social and cultural contexts can be used to discuss Drama Box’s performances and activities. Perhaps more meaningful is that, conversely, the creative, groundbreaking theatre and social practice of Drama Box, positioned within the relevant era for a historicised examination, add new meaning to the keywords or expand their established categories.
Panel: Drama Box 30 Keywords - Our Past, Present and Future
Jerzy Grotowski once said that an arts group must reinvigorate its creativity every five years. Taking a leaf from his words, Drama Box has remained conscious about not resting on its laurels, and would have gone through six cycles of such renewal. Hence it has invited six special friends, each of them intimately connected with Drama Box at different phases, to talk about their journey with Drama Box based on selected keywords from the book, and their imagination of what Drama Box’s future can be.
Adib Kosnan, Kwek Jim See, Lee Shyh Jih, Li Xie, Peh Ching Her & Tan Chong Boon
Koh Hui Ling & Kok Heng Leun