Jan - Mar 2023
Drama Box is returning to the International Community Arts Festival (ICAF) 2023 and presenting a series of online conversations that explore and give depth and nuance to the community arts field in the contexts of Asia.
11 Feb 2023
Published by the Centre for Performance Research (UK) and jointly edited by Charlene Rajendran and Richard Gough, the book examines how Drama Box negotiates the changing dynamics of space and place to produce art that is responsive to people’s needs and reflective of socio-political issues.
To celebrate the launch of the book in Singapore, we are inviting the editors and writers to speak at panel discussion When Space Becomes Place.
3 - 5 Mar 2023
A verbatim theatre based on true accounts that highlights how the sense of safety changes for a queer person as they get older. With much of the queer discourse in Singapore largely focused on the youths, what lies ahead of someone who has lived most of their life in the margins?
“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