How Your Donation Makes a Difference
Training Bra: Thank you for your support! Your contribution will ensure that actors are paid fairly for each hour of rehearsal!
Sports Bra: Game on! Your contribution will help pay for printing and installation materials for our reading at the Taipei Arts Festival 2018!
Push-up Bra: Thanks for the lift! Your contribution helps the Singaporean creative team pay for our return flights on a budget airline!
Maximizer Bra: You raised us up! Your contribution will ensure that our Singapore artists are paid a fair wage and go towards ensuring the sustainability of our local theatre community!
About Campaignends 12 Aug 2018, 11:59 PM
"Translating Pretty Butch" is her current project endeavoring to bring the play to a different audience through translation & re-conceptualization. For its first iteration, the play is translated into mandarin & performed by Taiwanese actors. Documentary photographer Charmaine Poh will aim to capture feminine masculinity in Taiwan as a response to Liting's writing. This installation-play hopes to challenge gender perceptions through the interaction of visual art & theatre.
"Translating Pretty Butch" will be presented at Taipei Arts Festival on 11-12 Aug'18 as part of Producer List, a program focusing on overseas work.
Bringing the work overseas is not easy. We are operating on a thin budget of $13,400 & are still $5,000 short. Money raised through this campaign pays for the Singaporean team's travel & production cost to realise its first Mandarin staging. Thereafter, the play will be performed by a local cast in SG.
Thank you for being our underwire! Your support & positivity will help us bring Pretty Butch to the world!
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About the Charity
Centre 42 is a theatre development space established in 2014. We are committed to the creation, documentation and promotion of text-based works for the Singapore stage.
Occupying a pre-war bungalow along Waterloo Street, we have made this blue house a home for independent artists and collectives; a safe space to trial and create new works; a repository of our local theatre history and resources.
The Centre's objectives are:
1.To nurture talent and incubate content, particularly in the area of text-based works and playwriting;
2.To build public awareness and appreciation for Singapore theatre; and
3.To be a focal point for research, documentation and critical discourse on the development of Singapore theatre.