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Theatre Today was established in 2016, by Singapore based, experienced Theatre Director, Drama Educator, Producer, Jeffrey Tan, to bring independent artists, together for theatre projects that celebrate the diversity of stories and lived experiences through theatre workshops, creative development, commissions, special events or site specific productions.

Contact: jefftancl@gmail.com

 

INTERNATIONAL WORK

OPEN HOMES by Jeffrey Tan

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LIKE MEETING AN OLD FRIEND FOR THE FIRST TIME

PRESENTED BY LA BOITE & BACKBONE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Process Drama workshops with Korean Teaching Artists.

 

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SINGAPORE WORK

 

Workshops

 

REMEMBER WHEN

MEMORIES TO MONOLOGUES #4

Presented By The Arts House

LITERARY ARTS

What do we remember? How do we capture our memories? Come free your imagination in Remember When: From Memories to Monologue, a creative writing workshop guiding you to remember, reflect and map your memories.

Conceptualised and facilitated by theatre director and drama educator Jeffrey Tan, no prior writing or acting experience is required for this workshop and it is suitable for seniors from all walks of life. 

Through a series of eight practical workshops, Remember When will guide you to capture precious moments and aspirations, and transform these life memories to monologues.

This programme is open to the general public and is recommended for seniors aged 55 and above.

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Intergenerational Theatre

Legend of Bukit Merah – a presentation between kindergarten children and seniors.

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Commissions

 

INTO THE BLUE FOREST

100 and 100 More – Into the Blue Forest

“We hope to empower children who come to see Into the Blue Forest to believe that their voices are heard, and that they are all special in their own ways.” – Jeffrey Tan, Producer, Scriptwriter & Director

 

About the Show

Imagine, a green tree trying to stand out in a busy green forest.
Who will the tree meet? Can the animals help?
Will the green tree ever achieve the dream of being in a blue forest?

A new intergenerational performance for children inspired by the drawings by Dario Moretti and original story by Jeffrey Tan, this immersive performance is best for children 4 to 7 years old. Children will be invited to participate and play the different characters through interactive storytelling, and along the way, learn about friendship and how we can all lend a helping hand to one another. 

About the Artist

Jeffrey Tan has been working as a theatre director, drama educator and arts producer for the last twenty-nine years since 1989. His recent productions include the Singapore International Festival of Arts commission ‘Open Homes’ (2017), ‘Island Stories’ for the Singapore Heritage Festival (2017), ‘Shrimps in Space’ for Generasia (2016) and ‘CrossRoads, You. Terrorist’ for the Association of Muslim Professionals (2016). For 2018, Jeffrey conceptualized ‘Speeches That Changed the World’ for the Arts House in January as part of the ‘Light to Night’ Festival. Jeffrey returns to his first love children’s theatre with “Into the Blue Forest’, an interactive, intergenerational, multilingual production for the inaugural children’s festival by The Artground in May 2018.

 

 

MY Bridge of Light

A Bi centennial community play with residents from Limbang, Marsiling, Woodgrove and Yew Tee.

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Speak to Jeffrey for possible collaborations!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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