The 10 pre-loved classics selected for a smashing reboot at THE GREAT SINGAPORE REPLAY get a much-awaited airing. Don’t miss this chance to hear these reinvented Singapore pop tunes. PLUS more things to do & stuff to see. We bring you some of the highlights happening in September!
By JO TAN
One of a Khai: some of Khairul Kamsani’s milestones, all before the age of 25
Despite graduating from LASALLE College of the Arts’ Theatre Management course, he persuaded his lecturers to allow him to be assistant director on several productions.
In 2011, he wrote and directed Alan in Vunderland which raises awareness about various types of discrimination.
In 2016, he joined Singapore Repertory Theatre as its Resident Assistant Director, working with international creatives on such productions as Disgraced, Art, and Romeo and Juliet.
ON POINT: THE SINGAPORE DANCE THEATRE STEPS OUT
1984: A ballet section, headed by Goh Soo Khim and Anthony Then, was added to the now defunct National Dance Company.
1987: Goh and Then set up the independent Singapore Dance Theatre, recruiting dancers from Singapore and the region. It shared cramped premises with the Singapore Ballet Academy.
1990: After well-received performances, the company moved to Fort Canning Centre under the Arts Housing Scheme.
1995 The company introduced Ballet Under the Stars at Fort Canning Hill to make dance available to the masses. The popular programme has grown from a one-weekend event to a two-weekend extravaganza.