29 May - 1 Jun 2018
23 Jul - 3 Aug 2018
The two methods will be taught on the same days (SMAT in the mornings; Viewpoints in afternoons) so that participants may have the opportunity to experience both trainings together in the same period.
While applicants are encouraged to apply for both classes together, they may, however, choose to apply for either SMAT or Viewpoints only.
6 Aug - 10 Aug 2018
This class is for actors who wish to learn the techniques in analysing and performing Chinese text. Participants will work with texts from various genres in order to study elements in speaking Mandarin text, such as stresses, pauses, continuity and emotions. This class teaches the methods of presentation for various genres of texts.
13 - 16 Nov 2018
This is a 4-session class that focuses on the question: “How to direct a scene?”
Artistic director of Nine Years Theatre, Nelson Chia, conducts this master class. It aims to share knowledge about the elements that constitute a scene, and the skills required to make a scene work. This will be done through actual scene work with professional actors, where Nelson will demonstrate his approaches, followed by discussion of the process with class participants.