The Perfection Of Ten. Photo courtesy of Delvin Lee.
The Perfection Of Ten is only the third production of Sean Tobin’s that I’ve seen.
I’ve been trying to grasp his aesthetic since last year’s What Did You Learn Today? and, to a lesser extent, this year’s Tongues. With this latest work, I’d like to think I can see more clearly where he’s coming from—and I love the weirdness, the playfulness, the self-reflexivity, and the overall magnanimity of his vision.
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14-year-old SOTA student Rian Asrudi is probably the youngest participant at the festival. And we just have to start with a shout out for an impressive pro theatre debut. His quiet, understated vulnerability and innocence shining through while performing alongside his seasoned co-actors in Teater Ekamatra’s Hantaran Buat Mangsa Lupa (Offerings For The Victims Of Amnesia).
It’s no mean feat considering he’s in both of the two-actor plays that are part of young playwright Irfan Kasban’s poetic trilogy taking on elements of Islam. Continue reading ‘S’pore Fringe Fest 2012! Islam revisited! NKOTB!’
Our story on four M1 Singapore Fringe Festival shows came out today, featuring artist Alecia Neo and her installation Goddess Of Mercy, choreographer Eng Kai Er and her dance piece The Prayer, playwright Irfan Kasban’s trilogy Hantaran Buat Mangsa Lupa, and film-maker/performance artist Loo Zihan’s Cane.
Below is the unabridged email interviews done with all four. Enjoy!
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