july, 2017

22jul - 23jul 222:00 pmjul 23Introduction to Devising WorkshopThe Necessary Stage2:00 pm - 6:00 pm (23) 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981

Event Details

Facilitated by Haresh Sharma and Alvin Tan (The Necessary Stage)

22 July 2017 | 2PM – 6PM
23 July 2017 | 2PM – 6PM
Esplanade Annexe Studio

$200 per participant

The deadline for registration is Monday, 15 May 2017.

A not-to-be-missed opportunity to experience The Necessary Stage’s (TNS) unique devising methodology, with main facilitation by Haresh Sharma

Characters and relationships are key to TNS’ signature works – indigenous, intercultural, character-driven and issue-based. The facilitators will share their distinctive creative process, honed through the creation of numerous important works such as Off Centre, Fundamentally Happy and Gemuk Girls. Award-winning actors Siti Khalijah and Dwayne Lau will be making special appearances to share their experiences on devising work.

​Participants will:

  • Create characters from a series of individual and group improvisational exercises
  • Come up with scenarios, use tableaux and write scenes based on their improvised characters

This workshop is for:

  • Participants 16 – 35 years old
  • Youths interested in using the devising process to create new work
  • Playwrights exploring the processes of character and scene development


Ticket Price: $200 per participant - The deadline for registration is Monday, 15 May 2017.


22 (Saturday) 2:00 pm - 23 (Sunday) 6:00 pm


Esplanade Annexe Studio

1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981

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