Dato’ Syed Alwi is known for his contribution to the development of the local theatre scene as a writer, producer and director in a career that has spanned since the early 1950’s. Tampakdara and The Actors Studio Seni Teater Rakyat will be presenting three of his written works with Teater YEOP: A Tribute to Dato’ Syed Alwi from 27th to 30th December in Pentas 2, klpac.
‘Pokok’ is a story that welcomes renown director U-Wei’s talent back to the theatre stage from the 7 December – 16 December 2018 at Auditorium Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. Known more for his films such as Hanyut, Kaki Bakar and Perempuan, Lelaki &..? (from which he won the Best Director Award in the 11th Malaysian Film Festival), U-Wei has also honed his craft through plays, his last one being Wangi Menjadi Saksi back in 2008. We get to talk about why he chose the story written by Tan Sri Johan Jaaffar, his decision to dwell into theatre once more, and the moral reason why films should exist.
The Faculty of Dance at the formidable institution, ASWARA will present the annual celebration of contemporary dance entitled JAMU from 14th to 16th December 2018 at Experimental Thetare, ASWARA, Kuala Lumpur that showcases performances under the direction of eight dance lecturers.
Written and composed by Nick Choo, the 2014 BOH Cameronian Arts Award winning musical, The Edge is back in its 10th anniversary production,presently under the direction of Christopher Ling who is the artistic director of the theatre collective, theatrethreesixty.