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A Digital Theatre Programme for Budding Actors aged 13 to 16 years-old

Safeguarding Policy

To protect the safety and well-being of your child online, strict safeguarding measures will be upheld. Adult supervision will also be required for the full duration of the programme. For more information please see the Online Conduct Guidelines.

We are fully sold out!

Singapore Repertory Theatre presents you a cutting-edge digital programme for developing young actors who are seeking to take their performance skills to the Next Stage! Conducted on Zoom, the participants will focus on a specific skill each day such as directing, improvisation, set design, and audition techniques, that will support their development as a professional actor.  

Together with professional theatre practitioners including Cheryl Tan (Forbidden City, 2017 and Romeo & Juliet, 2016) and Petrina Tan, recent winner of “Best Set Design” at The Straits Times Life Theatre Awards, you will:  

  • Understand and explore practical theatre conventions such as improvisation, set design, directing, voice work etc.
  • Learn industry auditioning standards
  • Collaborate as a theatre ensemble
  • Discuss theatre techniques and methodologies 
  • Engage with like-minded individuals and industry professionals

Click here for the full programme overview. 


26 to 30 May 2020
(Tuesday to Saturday)

Time: 2.30 – 4pm (1.5 hours daily)

Zoom (A private meeting link will be sent)

Recommended for: 13 to 16 year-olds
Cost: $200 (inclusive of GST)
To register: SOLD OUT

*A personal invitation link will be sent upon registration and payment for the programme. 

Please email or call 6221 5585 for more information. 

About the Teaching Artists

Kimberly Arriola

Kimberly is a graduate of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with a degree in Drama, Applied Theatre and Education and an alumna of Singapore Polytechnic’s diploma in Applied Drama and Psychology. Kimberly is the Learning & Engagement Officer at Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT). Kimberly has worked with communities from different walks of life, such as Little Skool House, iC2 Prephouse, Touch Community Services, and Science Centre Singapore. Kimberly lives out her dream of bringing the arts to all. Kimberly is also a certified Wolf Trap Teaching Artist and is equipped in utilising arts integration techniques in the classroom.

She is also an aspiring playwright where her first play, Curry Puff, was staged as part of The Twenty Something Theatre Festival.



Rebecca Goh

Rebecca is an experienced theatre director, playwright, and educator - armed with a First Class Honours degree in Drama and Philosophy from Royal Holloway, University of London. She is a versatile theatre-maker who aims to increase diversity in, and accessibility to, the arts for all communities and individuals. She has been invited to train and collaborate with influential theatre-makers from all over the globe in the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, and the United Kingdom. Her passion lies in engendering socio-political debate through intercultural and multidisciplinary theatre, and in revealing suppressed narratives and perspectives on stage.



Cheryl Chitty Tan

Read more about SRT’s Spotlight on Cheryl here.

Cheryl Chitty Tan is an actor, singer, voice teacher and host. In theatre, she is best known for playing Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare in the Park) and Yehenara in Forbidden City (Life! Theatre Award nomination). She also played Ivy Chan in Beauty World, Mimi in Mama White Snake and Katy Tranh in Displaced Persons’ Welcome Dinner for Singapore International Festival of the Arts.

On TV, she starred in Faculty (winner, Best Asian Drama at Asia Contents Award, Busan Int’l Film Festival), Derek, Derek 2 and Paddles Up! She was recently on Westworld by HBO. She is next seen in Code of Law 5.

Cheryl has a Women Of The Future Award nomination and was recently included in Marie Claire Malaysia’s Amazing Women for their 25th Anniversary edition.

She completed her voice teacher training in New York at New York Vocal Coaching. Follow her on Instagram @cherylchittytan. Cheryl is represented by Fly Entertainment.


Petrina Dawn Tan

Petrina graduated with a Masters in Collaborative Theatre Production and Design from London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She practises Scenography (Lighting and Set) and has conceptualised a range of projects, including circus acts, music festivals and installations with the element of audience participation. She recently won the Best Set Design award for The Truth (Singapore Repertory Theatre) at the 2020 Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards. She was also nominated in 2017 for Best Lighting for her work on Manifesto (The Necessary Stage & Drama Box). Her design work for Recalling Mother (Checkpoint Theatre) has been seen internationally, travelling from Singapore to Brisbane and Adelaide.

To find out more about Petrina, visit:



Terrance Tan

Terrance Tan is a director, filmmaker and actor. He is currently the Resident Assistant Director at Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT). He is the co-founder of Bitesize Theatre Collective which has staged Baby Shark Musical in Brunei and Jurong Bird Park. He is currently writing and directing The Monster in the Mirror (2021).

Assistant Directing: SRT's Fly High, Red Riding Hood (Mandarin) and Upstairs in the Sky (Mandarin)

Theatre Acting: Julius Caesar, The Nightingale, Cabaret, Spring Awakening, A Chorus Line, Permanence, Lemmings.

Film Acting: DBS Sparks, Paddles Up!, Bobo's 3 Wishes

Filmmaking: The Sam Willows "For Love", Bobo Fishball "To Moments Worth Celebrating", Laniege "My BB Love", Toggle "I See You", Scoot "Langkawi"