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Connections: Forum on Drama for Special Needs – Its Benefits


Fri Oct 9 2015, 7:00pm–8:30pm

Where: Esplanade - library@esplanade, 8 Raffles Avenue, Marina Bay, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

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FORUM: Drama for Special Needs – Its Benefits and Implementation

What are the benefits of drama for people with special needs? How does one implement an effective drama programme? What are the challenges facing educators and artists working in today’s arts education climate? How do we build an inclusive community of drama enthusiasts?

Join our panel of experienced special needs educators, administrators and policymakers as they share their personal journeys on how they encourage and support drama for special needs.


Mr Kenneth Kwok, Director (Arts & Youth and Strategic Planning), National Arts Council

Mr Michael Cheng, Drama Educator/Artistic Director, Tapestry Playback Theatre

Ms Esther Kwan, HOD Aesthetics, Grace Orchard School

Ms Faridah Ali Chang, Psychologist, Rainbow Centre Training & Consultancy

Moderated by:

Mr R Chandran, Founder and Director of Act 3 Theatrics