Established in 2002, Checkpoint Theatre creates and presents original theatrical and multi-disciplinary work with strong writing, performance and direction. With honesty and humour, head and heart, we produce and develop vibrant and important contemporary Asian plays that connect with, challenge, and inspire both local and international audiences. We are the home of new Singapore playwriting and we nurture the next generation of Singapore theatre-makers.

Checkpoint Theatre Ltd is supported by the National Arts Council under the Major Company Scheme for the period from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2020, and is a registered charity with Institution of a Public Character (IPC) status.

  • We create and stage theatrical and inter-disciplinary work.
  • We focus on playwriting in developing original Singapore plays.
  • We mentor emerging theatre-makers through workshops, internships and collaborations, and through providing professional resources and platforms to showcase new work.
  • We publish anthologies of original plays written by Singapore playwrights and books on theatre.
  • We pursue collaborations with international partners to show Singapore work abroad.