28 students - from as far up North as Norway, to down South in Australia - packed into our studio for classes
Over 50 visitors who got to know ITI a little better - from Idieri conference delegates to Thomas Richards of the Grotowski Workcenter
Endorsements from the public sector - our 3-year Major Grant award from the National Arts Council and the 4-year EduTrust endorsement from the Council for Private Education
A small but growing circle of individual supporters, corporate donors and philanthropic funders - who give us all courage to continue the intercultural dream
News of creative work by recent graduates - acting in Singapore TV’s long-form drama, Tanglin; storytelling at the Singapore Writers Festival; in dramatised readings in the Esplanade’s Studios Fifty programme; co-founding theatre company Cage Compagnie in Paris; conducting drama workshops for children and actors in The Philippines; touring Karnatak, India with over 70 shows; and performing in the Nyoba Kan Butoh Festival (Malaysia), Shanghai International Contemporary Theatre Festival, Fringe Manila Festival and more.
2016 promises more of the same - yet also, of something quite different. The push to:
Provide professional actor training to those serious and sure of their work in the cultural sphere
Engage with communities from the arts, the civic sector, and the social ground