Mia Chee

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Company Director & Co-founder

Mia is an actor, theatre producer and educator, also co-founder and Company Director of Nine Years Theatre, with over 20 years of professional experience.

She found her love in performing at the age of 9 when she joined Rediffusion's children radio drama group. Since then, she has been performing through her teenage years and eventually graduated with a BA in Theatre Studies and Chinese Language from the National University of Singapore.

To further her research in the actor’s body, training and performance, Mia studied Viewpoints with SITI Company (New York) and Suzuki Method of Actor Training with SITI and Suzuki Company of Toga (Japan), and has been practising these trainings for more than 10 years. She also shared and led NYT’s classes, jams, and classes in schools on the above methods. She’s currently an Alumni Network Ambassador of the SITI Company.

As a continuation from her background in radio work since young, she worked as a part-time DJ at Y.E.S. FM93.3 during the years 1997 – 2014. Since 2015, she has been teaching NYT’s Diction of Standard Mandarin class. She was a founding and core member of the NYT Ensemble through its journey (2014 - 2021), and led the ensemble in vocal and speech training.

Since university days, she worked as a performer with various theatre companies such as Toy Factory Productions Ltd, Dramabox, The Theatre Practice, The Necessary Stage and TheatreWorks. Today, she has been the producer of all NYT shows. Recent performing credits include Everything For You, Immortal Variables, See You, Anniversary, Windward Side of the Mountain, Between You And Me, Electrify My World, Three Sisters, Oedipus, Dear ElenaFirst FleetFAUST/USLear Is DeadPissed JulieCut Kafka!Art StudioRed SkyRed DemonThe Lower DepthsTartuffeAn Enemy of the PeopleThe Bride Always Knocks Twice and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.


徐山淇
剧团总监及联合创办人

山淇是一名演员、剧场监制和剧场导师,也是九年剧场的剧团总监和联合创办人。20余年专业演出经验。

她自9岁加入了丽的呼声少年儿童话剧组之后,就爱上了表演。在念书时期不断参加表演工作的她,后来毕业自新加坡国立大学,主修戏剧学及汉语。

接着,为了拓展她对演员的身体、训练及表演的探索,山淇曾接受SITI剧团(纽约)及铃木忠志剧团(日本)分别关于「观点」与「铃木演员训练法」的训练,并维持训练超过10年。她也常带领“九年”的课程、训练站、校园课程,与学员们分享上述训练的知识。她目前是SITI剧团的校友网络大使。

她从小就从事广播工作,并于1997至2014年在YES933电台担任兼职广播员。自2015年,她负责教导剧团的标准语音课程。她是2014至2021年间「九年剧场演员组合」的创建及核心成员,也是该组合的声音、语言指导。

自大学时期,山淇以演员身份与本地多个剧团合作,包括TOY肥料厂、戏剧盒、实践剧场、必要剧场以及TheatreWorks。如今,她是所有“九年”制作的监制人。近期表演作品包括《只在乎你》、《八仙变数》、《纪念日,再见》、《山的迎风面》、《你我之间》、《让世界触电》、《三姐妹》、《王命》、《青春禁忌游戏》、《第一舰队》、《浮世/德》、《李尔亡》、《茱莉小解》、《咔嚓卡夫卡!》、《画室》、《红色的天空》、《赤鬼》、《底层》、《伪君子》、《人民公敌》、《她门》及《谁怕吴尔芙?》。

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Waiting For Audience

Two eccentric characters negotiate with a theatre owner for a final performance, in a play inspired by existential theatre classics.

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