Category Archives: Audiences

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter.

It is dark. And quiet. And unless someone does something about it, it’ll stay that way.

(un)it: HD85828 | in.ViSiBLE asks as much of the audience as it does of its performer-creator Ming Poon. “I need 16 volunteers.” “Step up to the microphone.” “Loud and clear.”

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Plane tickets and theatre tickets

In the words of a friend, my weekend trip with my mum to Hong Kong was “a little extravagant”. We’d booked tickets to see American Ballet Theatre (ABT) perform at the Hong Kong Arts Festival on Christmas night (after the novelty of opening presents).

If you’ve read a previous post, you’ll know my mum is just about as big of a dance buff as I am. She won’t know what a double saut de basque is, but that doesn’t stop her from admiring the breathtaking height of the jump.

We watched ABT perform on two nights – the first, a typical gala programme to open the Hong Kong Arts Festival. Continue reading

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When a picture paints a thousand words…

It means it covers 2 and a half 400-word reviews.

Last night, I was reviewing Xtra Large by Compagnie Irène K. at the M1 Singapore Fringe Festival. Turns out I really enjoyed the show – it was joyous, laugh-out-loud funny at some points, and stirring.

My experience however was marred by a full Theatre Studio audience. Continue reading

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