Chinese Opera Courses (EN)
Chinese Theatre Circle’s (CTC) lead actress See Too Hoi Siang will be conducting Chinese Opera courses at the Kreta Ayer Community Club with effect from October 2013 as follows:-
(i) Chinese Opera Gestures & Movements
Every Tuesday commencing on 8 October, 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm
Course fee: $160.00 for ten sessions each lasting one and a half hours
(ii) Chinese Opera Makeup
Every Thursday commencing on 10 October, 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Course fee: $160.00 for ten sessions each lasting two hours
The courses are open to the public. Medium of instruction will be Cantonese/Mandarin. However, participants may ask questions in English.
See Too Hoi Siang is a top disciple of Chinese Opera doyen Joanna Wong, learning Cantonese Opera from Joanna since the age of 15. Over the past 37 years of her performing journey, See Too has presented no less than 2000 performances at home and abroad. She has performed in 26 countries spanning across the five continents, and she has performed in lead roles at major renowned international arts events such as the Edinburgh Festival, the China Shanghai International Arts Festival, the International Theatre Arts Festival in Ukraine, and the International Theatre Festival in Brazil and Japan. She has also performed at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco and Lincoln Center in New York. In 2000 she won the prestigious “The Outstanding Young Person In Singapore Award”, and followed closely by winning “The Outstanding Young Person In The World Award” in 2001 for cultural achievements. So far, See Too is the only Chinese Opera actress to win the aforesaid international trophy.
Those interested should apply at Kreta Ayer Community Club, Kreta Ayer Road (Chinatown)
Enquiries: Tel 6222 3597; 9638 4874