About Campaign

ends 31 Aug 2020, 11:59 PM
Support the work of Teater Ekamatra and make your dollar go four times further. From now till 31 August, every $1 donated is "upsized" to $4 for the theatre company. This unique community challenge calls upon art lovers and diversity champions to contribute towards creating more platforms for ethnic minority voices.

We hope to reach our initial funding goal of $10,000, which will translate into $40,000 for the company. Reaching this milestone will "unlock" a free Zoom mini festival of performances by surprise artists and collaborators of Teater Ekamatra over the years, as a gesture of thanks to our donors.

AMBOI! is a colloquial Malay word that expresses wonderment. A word with multiple meanings, it is an apt rallying cry to galvanise the community with the same spirit of playfulness, thrilling delight and creative expression that is associated with the work of Teater Ekamatra.

The multiplier effect is made possible by a private donor who has generously committed to a dollar-for-dollar matching for all donations up to $10,000. The total amount will then be doubled through the Cultural Matching Fund (CMF). During this period of crisis and isolation, such amplification efforts demonstrate the power of coming together and believing in one another.

The funds will go towards supporting Teater Ekamatra's programmes including upcoming digital projects, such as a reimagining of recently cancelled production Berak; and Mat Champion, a children's online series!

About the Charity

Teater Ekamatra (est. 1988) is an established and exciting Singaporean arts company with charity status that spotlights artists of diverse ethnicities.

Helmed by award-winning director and performer Mohd Fared Jainal, we are living out our vision of being at the heart of theatre, by staging daring works that address socio-political issues.

Teater Ekamatra has been commissioned by notable international arts festivals and has also won numerous accolades, especially at Singapore's highest platform for excellence in theatre, the Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards, where our trophies have included Best Original Script several times.

Guided by our values of diversity, inclusivity, integrity, accountability, and people-centredness, Teater Ekamatra is committed to our mission of creating engaging art that inspires, as well as incubating emerging talents, and expanding diversity within the industry.

We have a dedicated team of associate artists comprising of video designer, E Lee Loong; playwright / director, Irfan Kasban; actress / host Munah Bagharib; Bharathanatyam dancer, Ruby Jayaseelan; and playwright / dramaturg Zulfadli Rashid.

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