29 March - 2 April 2017
GoLi – The Moving Theatre is travelling to Rotterdam and making its very first appearance outside Singapore. It will house two sessions of The Lesson (first performed at the Singapore International Festival of Arts 2015).
Back by popular demand!
Girl in the White Sand Box (Re-run)
Co-produced by Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay & Drama Box
With support from National Arts Council
22 - 25 May 2017, 2.30pm & 5pmA little girl is digging a hole in the ground, waiting to bury her head once the hole is deep enough.
In today’s fast-paced and competitive society, more and more of our youths, who are still finding their way in life, are suffering from stress related disorders. Girl in the White Sand Box is a theatre performance that encourages the audience to discuss the difficult topic of adolescent depression.
5 - 8, 12 - 15, 19 - 22 July 2017, 8pmThe Lesson was first performed at the Singapore International Festival of Arts 2015 to critical acclaimed. Together as part of the trilogy of It Won’t Be Too Long, the impactful participatory performance was lauded by local media as one of the productions of the year in 2015.
In any place where land is limited, space – both physical and psychological – comes at a premium. The Lesson asks questions about what forces are at work in shaping our space, and whether there is enough space for a shared heterotopia.
“Drama Box has continued to invest in innovation by working in difficult and challenging forms like Forum Theatre; it has expanded its reach for new audiences by playing an unconventional spaces and reaching out even more to the neighbourhood and the community.”T Sasitharan, Director, Intercultural Theatre Institute
“In both its original works as well as its adaptations of foreign scripts, Drama Box has demonstrated a passionate and probing spirit.”Clarissa Oon, Correspondent, The Straits Times Life!
“There are not many arts companies in Singapore, with this awareness to create a balance between creating evocative theatre and touching the hearts of a community, who is not naturally drawn to theatre and the Arts.”Tay Tong, Managing Director, Theatreworks (Singapore) Ltd