FROM THE PACIFIC (2016)

 

THE THREE WAY COLLABORATION AMONG THE ART OF STRANGERS, THE MEXICAN EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE AND CENTRE 42 IS TOWARDS THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW WORK TITLED FROM THE PACIFIC NY SINGAPORE-BASED THEATRE MAKER FELIPE CERVERA AND PROLIFIC MEXICAN PLAYWRIGHT BARBARA COLIO.

THE PLAY WILL BE CONCEIVED BY THINKING ABOUT THE PACIFIC OCEAN AS A BORDERAND ABOUT MEXICO AND SINGAPORE AS NEIGHBOURS. THE WORK WILL BE DIRECTED AT OFFERING SINGAPOREANS WITH A REFLECTION OF THE CITY-STATE AS SEEN FROM THE PERSPECTIVES OF THESE TWO MEXICAN THEATRE MAKERS.

AS PART OF THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS STRADDLING MEXICO AND SINGAPORE, BARBARA COLIO wiLL VISIT AND CREATE IN SINGAPORE  MARCH AND NOVEMBER 2016. DURING HER TIME HERE, SHE WILL CONDUCT PLAYWRITING WORKSHOPS, MASTERCLASSES AND CLINICS OPEN TO LOCAL THEATRE PRACTITIONERS WRITERS AND ARTS STUDENTS. THE ENGAGEMENT WITH THE LOCAL THEATRE-MAKING COMMUNITY AIMS TO FACILITATE  EXCHANGE F KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND IDEAS ACROSS BORDERS. 

 

© 2016, SYAHIRAH A. KARIM

PERFORMANCE HISTORY

THIS IS AN ONGOING PROJECT. the first reading of from the pacific is tentatively scheduled in november 2016.