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With the world in isolation, how can we better connect with each other through the language of art?...

From the blogfather of Singapore, the mrbrown show is beloved for its biting satire and quintessentially Singaporean humour....

The three movements of these broken wings concentrate on three different physical and musical challenges....

Something has gone wrong for a typical Singaporean family....

Conceived to breathe life back to the local jazz scene, Jazz at Play: 7 Songs at Christmas brings you three nights of double bill concerts with a myriad of local jazz bands, musicians and vocalists....

There are endless rumours surrounding the creation / adaptation / re-adaptation of this landmark work....

Delve into Singapore’s sound art scene with four of its cutting-edge artists Planeswalker, Zul Mahmod, weish of ....

In this tumultuous pandemic where travel remains largely prohibitive, how can art making still happen across continents?...

“When in isolation, I notice that my anxieties and insecurities are amplified....

Created during the pandemic, Unboxing New Music is a digital in conversation programme that explores new music from this part of the world, and to gather some of the finest composers and perform...

Slated originally to perform in May as part of SIFA 2020, the Ensemble intercontemporain Wind Quintet will now be streaming this concert from Paris!...

Varsha, an up-and-coming local group that blends Indian culture with diverse musical genres, always looks to experiment and craft new performances with the root of its music being dialogue and exchang...

A Thousand Ways is a three-part performance in which you are the actor and you are the audience....

Come witness virtuosity and joyful music-making with Varsha, an up-and-coming local group who blend their musical roots in the Indian culture with rhythmic music as the foundation for their compelling...

Meet the Creatives behind OIWA – The Ghost of Yotsuya, and get an insight to the process and conversations behind this epic work as it enters its third year of creation and refinement....

This talk will follow key points in the life and writing career of Anton Chekhov, including his brief visit to Singapore and South East Asia and ending with a discussion of his play The Three Sisters....

An audio experience for a solo wonder by Tan Shou Chen & Joel Tan, featuring Albert Tiu....

Introduction  Toy Factory Productions Ltd presents Poetry under the Southern Bough, a multi-disciplinary performance through the dreamscapes of 20 selected poems from A Dream Under The Southern Bough ...

The pandemic aftershocks point not only towards an economic recession but also a social one....

Curated by the Asian Film Archive (AFA) for the Singapore International Festival of Arts 2020 (SIFA), Singular Screens celebrates diverse, independent and singular visions from around the world....

SIFA 2018 artist Nico Muhly has stitched together a hypnotic- ear-worm loaded listening journey based on works that explore travel and observation, both of which are sorely missing in our lives today....

SIFA brings together three festival makers to share their thoughts, challenges and motivations in planning for a festival during a pandemic....

A 2018 festival sensation, SIFA is thrilled to welcome Jacob Collier back in this digital workshop....

Also featuring Matthew Schneider-Mayerson, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Yale-NUS College, and Felipe Cervera as facilitator....

Pioneering theatre director Anne Bogart’s co-founded SITI Company with Tadashi Suzuki and a group of like-minded artists in 1992 to redefine and revitalise contemporary theatre in the United States th...

Points of View: Critical Frames for Performance Engagement (POV2020) is a programme for young performing arts practitioners to explore various ways of viewing and approaching artistic work....

2020 concludes Gaurav Kripalani’s tenure as the Festival Director of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA)....

In a tribute to the natural world, Parisian group Ensemble intercontemporain make their Singapore debut in a mesmerising evening of 20th century music....

The SITI Company is renowned for its unique approach to theatre training, based on a symbiotic pairing of the Suzuki Method of Actor Training and the practice of Viewpoints....

When we talk about “J-horror” the first image that comes to mind is probably that of a woman with long black hair in a white long dress lurking behind unsuspected people and scaring them to death....

Russian playwright Anton Chekhov is considered the greatest of modern dramatists....

The ArtsEquator Podcast, a platform for regional arts reviews and news, is back again with another episode to round off SIFA 2020, but this time they’re doing it live!...

Staged in over 35 cities around the world, Berlin-based performance group Rimini Protokoll’s ground-breaking 100% City series now arrives in Singapore....

As the World Tipped arrives at an urgent time for climate change – performers act out a real life disaster movie in the sky in this outdoor aerial theatre event....

Speech Coach for Toy Factory's A Dream Under the Southern Bough: Existence, Ma Tian Ling will be conducting a workshop to uncover the beauty and intricacies in the classical Chinese text of Tang Xianz...

Life and rehearsal blend together in this filmic portrait of The Seagull, a play that plumbs the splendors and hazards of a human need to create art and make contact with one another....

Together with SIFA 2020's four local Festival Commission companies, join Festival Director Gaurav Kripalani as they take a collective leap to imagine innovative ways for the arts to pivot for the futu...

Points of View 2020: Critical Frames for Performance Engagement invites young performing arts practitioners to explore various ways of viewing and approaching artistic works....

Experimental band The Observatory, filmmaker Eric Lee, and music groups from the migrant-worker community were starting to collaborate on SOURCE × Audible Lands, a film and-music performance, when cir...

Join award-winning architect, academic and TV presenter Jason Pomeroy as he takes a look at the pressing issue of climate change in Southeast Asia as cities continue to rapidly develop here....

Can we buy our way out of environmental problems?...

With climate change at the top of the global conversation, artists have emerged as some of the most vocal exponents for the shifting of climate paradigms, by making work that raises awareness and ...

After a devastating earthquake, Nga, an old elephant and probably the last of its species, and Sanra his mahout are about to embark on a journey to find the mythical elephant’s graveyard....

Berlin-based Rimini Protokoll are recognised as being among the leaders and creators of the movement known as “Reality Theatre”, often transposing rooms or social structures into theatrical formats an...

French choreographer and house dance extraordinaire Ousmane Sy’s artistic origins began with house dance, before gradually turning to the hybrid histories and African lineages of “Afro House Spirit,” ...

Traditional notions of making art have always made a distinction between the artist and the audience....

Curated by iconic Singaporean band The Observatory, Source x Audible Lands is a one-of-a-kind film and music performance featuring musicians from the local migrant worker community....

Join us for this illuminating chat with French choreographer and house dance extraordinaire, Ousmane Sy....

No Data Plan (2019) A voiceless narrator rehashes details about his mother’s affair as he crosses America by train....

Playfully brash and in-your-face, Queen Blood’s exploration of femininity showcases sharp house dance moves and a charismatic female squad....

Created by ArtsEquator to offer a platform for critical dialogue independent of the art makers, Critics Live!...

In a fabulous hybrid of performance art, music, theatre and social commentary, American theatre artist, Taylor Mac performs a dazzling mashup of American popular music from the last 240 years....

No Longer Gagok: Room 5↻ is an intimately poetic and utterly contemporary experience of a traditional Korean art form, conceived by Korean gagok vocalist, Park Minhee....

Kidd Pivot's improvisation class focuses on discovering and revealing articulations and timings in the body....

Adoptive parents Ema (Mariana Di Girolamo) and Gastón (Gael García Bernal) are artistic free spirits in an experimental dance troupe whose lives are thrown into chaos when their son Polo is involved ...

Tang Xianzu (1550 – 1616) wrote his great plays during the late Ming dynasty, while halfway around the world, William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) lived and worked in roughly the same time period....

The session explores the role of the amateur reviewer in developing a critical voice and vocabulary in talking and sharing about live performances....

Meet Kidd Pivot’s Playwright-in-Residence Jonathon Young and Amy Rutherford, one of the voice actors for Revisor, as they share insights on how works such as Revisor combine movement, text, music and ...

Get an insight into the integration of voice and movement in Revisor as well as Kidd Pivot’s approach to marrying movement, text, music and rich visual design, through this workshop crafted by Kidd Pi...

Phillip lives with his mother and his eight-year-old sister in middle-class conditions....

The ancient Chinese city of Dunhuang served as a gate between Eastern and Western Asia....

Originating in Church rituals associated with Good Friday that required the singing of the Gospels by a group of individuals, The Passion which relives the last hours of the life of Christ, soon grew ...

Join Tan Dun in an intimate conversation with one of the world's most fascinating and illustrious composers....

Get to know our 100 cast members of 100% Singapore before they take the stage at the Esplanade Theatre, in an exhibition that provides an unconventional snapshot of life in Singapore and its inhab...

Belgium artists Michèle Anne De Mey and Jaco Van Dormael spin seven mini-stories around death – with dancing hands, nano-sets and sheer cinematic flair....

From world-renowned composer Tan Dun, Buddha Passion is a sweeping work of imagination and a luminous meditation on the life and teaching of the Buddha....

An audaciously funny piece of dance-theatre, choreographer Crystal Pite and writer Jonathon Young present a stunningly original take on Nikolai Gogol’s farcical play about deception and mistaken ident...

On her mother's grave, a college student Hinako strangely sees a flower of cosmos....

A reflection on human life in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendour and banality....

A transgender visual artist, Tonia, comes to New York City in 2018, where she meets her American boyfriend, the academic Franz, and works on an new exhibition of a work built around the legacy of Germ...

Opening Film A woman in New York and her abandoned daughter in Singapore, both grappling with depression and existentialism, pursue a change in their lives in order to overcome thoughts of suicide....

Curated by the Asian Film Archive (AFA) for the Singapore International Festival of Arts 2020 (SIFA), Singular Screens celebrates diverse, independent and singular visions from Singapore and aroun...

明代,中国南京,朝廷官员汤显祖被无能和腐败的官员所包围。在追求正直廉政过程中,他感到耻辱,最终他心灰意冷、大失所望,辞官回家,在临川过上了安静的隐居生活。 政治生涯虽不尽如人意,但却开启了他成为中国最伟大戏曲家的另一段征程。他将自己仕途中的所有经历和挫折,以及自身对道德廉政的渴望都写进了自己的作品中,因而诞生了他的伟大品《南柯记》。 《汤显祖:一场跨越400年的旧梦重生》是一段简短的动画视频,它描...

In Nanjing, China during the Ming Dynasty, Tang Xianzu, a government official, found himself surrounded by incompetent and corrupt officials....

Experimental band The Observatory, filmmaker Eric Lee, and music groups from the migrant-worker community were starting to collaborate on SOURCE × Audible Lands, a film and-music performance, when cir...

Experimental band The Observatory, filmmaker Eric Lee, and music groups from the migrant-worker community were starting to collaborate on SOURCE × Audible Lands, a film and-music performance, when cir...

Red Dot Baroque (RDB) curates our inaugural SIFA Playlist!...

Catch SIFA and SSO's dedication to our COVID-19 frontline workers with a special arrangement of One People, One Nation, One Singapore....

Experimental band The Observatory, filmmaker Eric Lee, and music groups from the migrant-worker community were starting to collaborate on SOURCE × Audible Lands, a film and-music performance, when cir...

Experimental band The Observatory, filmmaker Eric Lee, and music groups from the migrant-worker community were starting to collaborate on SOURCE × Audible Lands, a film and-music performance, when cir...

Pioneering theatre director Anne Bogart co-founded SITI Company with Tadashi Suzuki and a group of like-minded artists in 1992 to redefine and revitalise contemporary theatre in the United States thro...

Experimental band The Observatory, filmmaker Eric Lee, and music groups from the migrant-worker community were in the initial stages of collaboration on Source × Audible Lands, a documentary screening...

Amongst the pythonic mountains of land-locked Lesotho, an 80-year-old widow Mantoa makes arrangements for her burial and prepares to die....

Mariel is an actress from Buenos Aires who tries to win, over the course of two years of auditions, the role of Isabella, the heroine of the comedy Measure for Measure....

After a devastating earthquake, Nga, an old elephant and probably the last of its species, and Sanra his mahout are about to embark on a journey to find the mythical elephant’s graveyard....

A reflection on human life in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendour and banality....

In a surreal and phantasmagorical world, a future race of humans finds themselves on the verge of extinction....

On her mother's grave, Hinako sees a flower of cosmos....

Following the death of her two children in April 1913, the legendary dancer Isadora Duncan, created a farewell solo entitled Mother in which a mother cradles her child for the last time before letting...
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