Dramatic play develops a lasting disposition to learn in the child as they are in full control of their learning and are encouraged to explore and seek out knowledge in their own time. Most importantly, dramatic play provides a safe space for children to freely speak their mind without the fear of judgement or reprimand.
Published on: 12-02-2018
Although The Nightingale was written 175 years ago, this life-giving friendship rings more true than ever in today’s society where friendship is measured by ‘likes’ and how many people respond to our posts. It’s time to ask ourselves the tough question regarding the friendships we have – are they life-giving friendships?
Published on: 02-02-2018
There are so many ways companies can embrace inclusivity these days and Relaxed Performances are the latest way that Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT) is making theatre accessible to a wider audience.
Published on: 24-01-2018
In what was considered the coldest winter since 1962, 500 cultural leaders from 55 countries participated in this annual conference in New York. An important conversation was had around our role in the community. How we foster community and how we as leaders ensure that our work has impact beyond ticket sales.
Published on: 22-01-2018
It’s a well-known fact that theatre brings stories to life but how can this art make a difference in the lives of under-privileged children? Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT) has recently launched two community initiatives that help children bring their stories to life, cope with loss, support and educate the volunteers who work with them and give them and their caregivers the opportunity to enjoy the magic of live performance.
Published on: 08-12-2017
In an ever-increasing world of fake news, tax evasion and corporate misconduct, it has never been more important for organisations to adhere to the highest standards of transparency for all the partners they connect with.
As a leading charity in Singapore, SRT strives hard in its governance efforts to drive transparency in all its work and is delighted to announce that it has once again been awarded the coveted Charity Transparency Award (hyperlink this) for the 2nd year in a row.
Published on: 07-12-2017
For over 10 years, Singapore Repertory Theatre has staged 9 of Asia's largest Shakespeare in the Park productions, enthralling some 250,000 people at the magical atmosphere created at Fort Canning Park. But it’s an expensive business staging theatre productions in Singapore and a constant struggle in a world of decreased government funding and corporate sponsorship. Add to that rising production costs and stagnant ticket prices and it soon becomes apparent why companies such as Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT) are looking for additional ways to raise much-needed funds.
Published on: 06-12-2017