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About Us

YPPAE is a Mandarin theatre performing arts company by the young, for the young.

We are dedicated to research, develop and practise Mandarin theatre performing arts and arts education with the young. We believe that theatre performing arts is a holistic platform for the young to stimulate creativity, critical and independent thinking.

Led by our board of directors and artistic director - Ms. Ma Gyap Sen, YPPAE produces 'box office hits' Mandarin children theatre productions - ranging from plays and cross-talk shows to choral concerts and musicals - every year.

YPPAE also aims to enhance every child's confidence and developing his or her sense of identity through our very own Theatre Performing Arts Training framework - an integration of Confucian philosophy and Western theories in creative drama - to nurture our children into artistes, under the guidance of our advisor, Mr Tang Chia-Yu.

To become a world-class Chinese cultural youth theatre arts company, iconic in inculcating virtues of truth, goodness, and beauty.

To foster deep-rooted enthusiasm and appreciation of Chinese Culture and performing arts in the young through our original Chinese artistic creations.

To provide the young with a platform that leads them to explore and gain a more holistic insight of themselves, of their social behaviour and of the world, seeking greater spiritual and artistic fulfillment.

Our Programmes

Children and Youth Production - Mar/April
Cross Talk Show "Roaring Good Times" Series - Jul/Aug
'A Teahouse of Cross Talks" Series - All year round, final show in Nov

Magical Holiday Camps - June/Dec
The 3-day Magical Holiday Camp (MHC) seeks to provide an open learning environment for participants to engage in thematic exploration through drama activities and various art forms, fostering their interest in Chinese language and culture along the way.

Standard Mandarin and Creative Drama Programme - All year, 2 terms (Jan - May, July - Nov)

YPPAE members and artistes go through our Confucian-fused Theatre Performing Arts Education & Training in a fun and engaging environment, which develops their creativities, linguistic skills and expressive abilities.

The training grooms our artistes to be professional and versatile in these genres and provide them with adequate, refined skills and nurturing a humble yet motivated attitude towards learning.

Arts Outreach Programmes (Customized)
For schools, communities, organisations who are interested in engaging YPPAE to play with the Arts, programmes are customised to the needs of each.

"My Microphone" Broadcasting Workshop
Have a sneak peek in the life of a radio broadcaster, create and record your own radio programmes!

Masterclasses Series
Learn from different local artistes whose expertise are unique and open your eyes to performing arts!
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