Devising with Actors and Playwrights

Part of TNS Devising Platform 2023

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Calling emerging theatre practitioners seeking to be trained in The Necessary Stage’s creative methodology! Applications for our Devising with Actors and Playwrights programme are now open.

Led by Resident Playwright and Cultural Medallion recipient Haresh Sharma, this edition of Devising with Actors and Playwrights will see 20 playwrights and actors undergo an intensive training programme that runs from 25 May to 3 December 2023. Participants will go through the TNS devising methodology, dramaturgy workshops with Sindhura Kalidas and lecture sessions with established theatre makers. Participants will also create devised works which will be staged in a public showcase from 30 November to 3 December 2023 at Practice Space, The Theatre Practice.

The participants for the 2023 run of Devising with Actors and Playwrights are:

Afiszan Amat
Amitha Pagolu
Benedict Lim
Benjamin Yap
Chuah Weiqi
Ethel Yap
Euginia Tan
Flora Isobel Yeo
Goh Ming Siu
Heng Wei Qi
Hoe Wei Qi
Johanna Van
Lim Jun De
Mel Peh
Miriam Cheong
Mitchell Fang
Nicole Daswani
Nur Hidayah Binte Abdul Jalil
Peh Jun Kai
Wong Jin Yi


To find out more about the 2021 edition of Devising with Actors and Playwrights programme, the participants involved in the five-month training programme, and their presentations of works-in-progress showcased from 1 - 5 September 2021 at The Necessary Stage Black Box, click here to download the programme for the showcase.


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