Three productions by the Royal Shakespeare Company will be screened at the KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT in May 2019. The following Shakespeare productions will be screened: The Merchant of Venice, Hamlet and Othello.
Please note that this is a screening of the theatre production, and not a live performance.
This May, Singapore Repertory Theatre is excited to welcome our collaboration with Gecko! Founded in 2001, Gecko is an award winning, internationally acclaimed physical theatre company, led by their Artistic Director, Amit Lahav. Gecko’s education and outreach is a key area of the company’s work, whose workshops are led by their highly experienced company members that are both well-versed as workshop practitioners and devising performers.
I, Peaseblossom is written by Tim Crouch. It is the story of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream told through the fevered dreams of a neglected fairy. The 45-min one-person professional performance fits inside a school assembly format for an immersive Shakespeare theatrical experience.
The Industry Day starts with a 101 of Singapore Repertory Theatre; who we are and how we make theatre. Students then go a journey in groups of 10 (max), rotating around 4 theatre stations, working with professionals across a series of disciplines in theatre production.
Make Shakespeare come alive in your classroom with this highly energetic workshop! Students will explore themes, understand characters and unveil plots. They will learn how to use literary and theatrical devices to better appreciate Shakespeare’s text.
Students will develop their own scenes using everyday stimuli. They will produce a short story by utilising improvisation skills, voice and movement work and creative writing.read more
Physical theatre allows students to uncover the possibilities of movement in theatre to tell stories. Students will explore exercises such as contact improvisation, weight bearing and use of gestures to devise a movement presentation.read more
Students will explore how dialogue and characters are developed from page to stage. They will participate in theatre exercises such as movement, voice work and role play. This allows them to understand how to physicalise a character and create scenes for performances.read more