Esplanade Presents

Workshop

BETWEEN – A Theatre in Education Workshop

Esplanade Co-Production
Tongue in Cheek Productions (Singapore)

26 Nov 2022, Sat, 4.30pm

27 Nov 2022, Sun, 4.30pm

3hrs

(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Rehearsal Studio

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Synopsis

For young people in Singapore, understanding where they stand amidst such a diverse landscape can sometimes be confusing and isolating. Using the play Between 5 Cows and The Deep Blue Sea… as a starting point, this Theatre in Education (TIE) programme aims to provide an opportunity for teens and young adults to:

  1. Explore their identity amidst the clashing expectations of society, culture and family

  2. Unpack what constitutes their own unique identity, to tune in to their own power and agency.

  3. Participants will first watch a theatre performance of Between 5 Cows and The Deep Blue Sea…, and thereafter attend a three-hour drama workshop that will allow them to understand the concept of identity

  4. Identify unique standpoint(s) for themselves within the clashing expectations that come with identity markers

  5. Challenge conceptions of what it means to be a young person today amidst external pressures and expectations

  6. Practice reflection and self-assurance to encourage agency

Advisory:

Mask-wearing is required for all indoor events.

Admission Age:
17 and above.
Language: English
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Artist Information

Nicole Hofbauer

Nicole is a drama practitioner and educator. She serves as the Artistic Director of Tongue in Cheek Productions, a young company specialising in theatre education. She designs and facilitates Drama-in-Curriculum, Speech, and Public Speaking programmes, and has coached several Drama CCA clubs over the years.

 

With a diploma in Applied Drama and Psychology, she has crafted and conducted multiple applied drama programmes for youth like Jump in, Act Out, A forum theatre programme for students from the Normal Technical stream.

 

Being trained as an actor under W!LD RICE's Young and W!LD programme, she is passionate about how theatre and the arts can create meaningful experiences for youth audiences.

Date & Time

26 Nov 2022, Sat

4.30pm

Esplanade Rehearsal Studio

27 Nov 2022, Sun

4.30pm

Esplanade Rehearsal Studio

Tickets & Prices

Standard
Price $45
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