Founded in 1993, Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT) is one of the leading English language theatre producers and presenters in Asia. In addition to its repertoire of original musicals like Forbidden City: Portrait of an Empress, the company has produced a number of critically acclaimed plays that include ART, The Pillowman and God of Carnage. SRT was the first Singaporean theatre company on Broadway in 1998 as Associate Producer of Golden Child, which went from Singapore to New York and earned three Tony Award nominations.
SRT's mission is to enrich, engage and entertain audiences by staging theatrical productions and learning programmes of the highest calibre, collaborating with the best talent in the world. Vision is to inspire, engage and entertain audiences of all ages.
SRT’s international collaborations include Royal Shakespeare Company’s King Lear and The Seagull starring Sir Ian McKellen, Oscar-winning Sam Mendes The Bridge Project (2009-2011) as well as 3 Titans of Theatre – a season of works directed by Simon McBurney, Yukio Ninagawa and Peter Brook. SRT co-commissioned Peter Brook’s Battlefield in 2015.
SRT produces the very successful Shakespeare in the Park season and is also one of the biggest producers of children’s theatre in Southeast Asia with shows like The Cat in the Hat, The Ugly Duckling and The Three Little Pigs.
SRT is also very active in the local community with a Learning & Engagement programme that benefits thousands of students, teachers and children and which underpins a substantial investment in audience and talent development for the wider industry in Singapore.
SRT is supported by the National Arts Council under the Major Company Scheme for the period of April 2020 to March 2023.
Singapore Repertory Theatre is a Registered Charity and relies on voluntary contributions from its audience and other funders. Donations and sponsorship help every element of SRT’s work both on stage and off. From the creative teams that produce our most awe-inspiring shows to the creation of our remarkable Learning & Engagement programmes, voluntary contributions enable us to continue working to the highest possible standards.
We are committed to fundraising best practices and abiding by the Code Of Governance For Charities And IPCs. We have been awarded the Charity Council’s Transparency Award in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, and have the following policies in place:
Our planet is suffering and the consequences of our way of living can no longer be ignored. SRT is committed to being part of creating solutions and fostering dialogue towards a more sustainable future. SRT is working to towards minimising our environmental footprint in different ways. Our goal is to be carbon neutral by 2050 in alignment with the Paris Agreement and we have already begun to make impactful changes today. We invite our stakeholders to join us on this journey towards a greener tomorrow.
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Electricity: In 2020, we have shifted to a carbon-neutral electricity supplier. We are constantly seeking to reduce our electricity consumption at the venue by changing how and when we work.
Plastic: We are limiting the use of plastic from our bar and productions and striving to eliminate single-use plastic in the bar.
Paper and other materials: Our goal is to only have e-tickets by 2021 and to eliminate printed tickets entirely. We will print marketing materials only on recycled paper or FSC approved suppliers and promote the use of electronic versions of our show collaterals like flyers and programmes.
We are learning from creative and other industries in Singapore and abroad on how we can best reduce the environmental impact of our productions. We do our best to work with local suppliers and we engage our suppliers to find environmentally friendly solutions and to ultimately build sets from sustainable and recycled materials.
We will partner with organisations, who can help SRT and our patrons offset our carbon footprint in innovative and impactful ways.
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