Checkpoint Theatre’s Process Insight Talk series pulls back the curtain on the inspiration and creative process behind these extraordinary plays, giving audiences an insight into the craft of its creators.
Come join us in celebrating Checkpoint Theatre‘s 20th Anniversary with our very first Process Insight Talk of the year for Chamber Readings: Plays by Huzir Sulaiman. Joint Artistic Directors Claire Wong and Huzir Sulaiman discuss Occupation (2022, 2012, 2002) and The Weight Of Silk On Skin (2022 and 2011), two classic Checkpoint Theatre plays which have become part of Singapore’s literary canon.
Find out how two of the most seminal theatre-makers in Singapore have worked together over the last two decades to capture and convey the heart of a story to their audience. Learn more about their detailed work with actors and musicians to weave a tapestry of text, performance, and live music together in Chamber Readings.
Huzir Sulaiman works across different media, art forms and genres, telling stories that allow people to access complex ideas in simple, personal, human ways. As a playwright and director, he has created an award-winning body of work which has been translated into multiple languages. Claire Wong’s nuanced and sensitive direction and her iconic performances as an actor have garnered her praise and recognition. As a director, she works with the playwright, performers, designers and production team to build up intricate worlds with authentic characters who leap off the page.