COLLABORATORS.

 

JOHANNA LEE ZI EN

Project Lead/Choreographer

Johanna Lee Zi En, or Jojo, graduated from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) in 2019. She developed an interest in Malay dance ever since she completed her Asian Dance Technique in NAFA and decided to explore more into the Malay dance contemporary scene.

Jojo has completed her internship at the Kaizen M.D and performed for Malay Cultural Fest 2018, Nausantara Berdoa. She is currently a Project Artist in P7:1SMA LTD where she performed her first project, KEMAS by Norhaizad Adam, for PESTA RAYA, Malay Arts Festival 2018.

She has also staged her first dance creation work earlier in January 2019 at NAFA's Open House Dancers @ Work, Pursuit of Happiness. Some of her recent performances include NAFA's 80th Anniversary, Crossings 2018, Phantasmagoria Of Dreams by Gillian Tan, 2018 graduating show, Dancers @ Work, Conformity by Klivert Mendoza and ITE's 25 Anniversary Musical, Letters to ITE.

SITI NUR SYAHADAH

Project Researcher/Playwright/Performer

Siti has been passionate about the arts since a very young age. She stumbled upon theatre in 2012 during her days in ITE and since then; she has ventured out to freelance as a crew and performer with professional companies like Buds Theatre, Teater Kami, Panggung Arts, HuM Theatre, Hatch Theatrics and I Theatre.

Siti has performed on both professional and school stage. Her stage credits includes From Scratch by Buds Youth Theatre, Jangan Kurang Ajar by Teater Kami, Malam Puteri Malang by Hatch Theatrics, Can’t Get Enough Of by Route 180 Productions and also ITE’s 80th Anniversary Musical, Letters to ITE.

TAN LI XIN GIGI

Project Archivist/Performer

Gigi is a graduate from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, obtaining Diploma in Dance in 2018. She started learning ballet at the age of 7 where she is trained in RAD Ballet. Gigi has worked with Dr Filomar Tariao Cortezano for “Eat Pray Dance” in collaboration with At-Sunrice Global Chef Academy and “Letters” in collaboration with I’m Soul Inc, Shahrin Johry for The Third Space “Empty Space” and Lee Mun Wai for Crossings 2016 “Innocent Until Proven Guilty”.

FOONG RUI MING (JASH)

Performer

Jash started contemporary dance under Mr Dan Kwoh in Serangoon Junior College when he was 18 and Krump under Michelle in Roar City Ground when he was 20.

He is also currently a diploma student in Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) where he got opportunities to perform in NAFA Crossings 2018, “Phantasmagoria of Dream” by Gillian Tan and “LA-IN” by Dr Filomar Tariao. Also da:ns Festival: The Third Space where he performed “Unison” by Ming Poon. He was also involved in the production for Dancers at Work(NAFA) where he was a Lighting Operator and Assistant Stage Manager. He also choreograph for a piece titled “N-U-A” for his Creation Module in NAFA.

He is also a member of dTEAM, Dancepointe Academy Singapore where he was given opportunity for Immersion programme with Milano City Ballet and work with Roberto Altamura and also has competed in various competitions such as Get The Beat Singapore, Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD) Singapore and Dance Grand Prix Italia. He was also awarded 3rd in the CSTD Open Age Solo Contemporary Dance Category.

JAMES ANTHONY CARIÑO

Playwright/Performer

James Anthony Cariño (aka JAC) is currently a Year 3 Diploma in Theatre (English Drama) student from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.

His roles at NAFA include: Dr. Thomas Stockmann in An Enemy of the People and Actor for NAFA’s 80th Anniversary Celebration Gala Dinner.

Other experiences include: Dramatised Reader for Theatreworks’ Prize Presentation of the 24-Hour Playwriting Competition (Theatreworks).

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