It was the excitement of like-minded people coming together to say, "Hey, you know it's time we get together to have a community of voices."

- Jeffrey Tan, Founding SDEA Member and Past President

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Latest news, open calls, special workshops and other highlights from us

MOE responds to parliamentary question on including drama or theatre studies in the core primary school syllabus

The Minister of Education Mr. Chan Chun Sing has highlighted drama as “one of the pedagogical tools that teachers across subjects can adopt to enhance learning.”

SDEA President joins International Advisory Committee of IDEA 2024 Congress

Drama Educator and SDEA President (Committee 2023-2025) Aishwariyah  Shanmuganathan joins the International Advisory Committee of the IDEA 2024 Congress in Beijing, China this July 15 – 20.

SDEA's Drama for Learning in the Mother Tongue Language Classroom workshop is back!

Specially designed for Mother Tongue teachers, this hands-on workshop aims to inspire teachers to actively adapt and employ tools of Drama in their lessons.

Upcoming Programmes

Check out these upcoming programmes.

The Art of Facilitating Drama Activities

The Art of Facilitating Drama Activities 2024

SDEA's course on drama facilitation for social contexts. Developed and facilitated by experienced applied drama practitioner Michael Cheng for both drama practitioners and non-drama practitioners.


May 17, 2024
Blk B #04-02 Goodman Arts Centre

Swop Shop

Swop Shop #2 | Lower Secondary Edition

Join us for Swop Shop! Meet fellow drama educators and exchange a game or drama activity with one another. You will walk away with a whole host of activities, ideas, and pedagogical approaches to bring back to your classroom.

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At SDEA we advocate for the value and practice of drama/theatre in performance, education, and community, and work to advance the profession of the drama/theatre educator. If you believe in our work and wish to be a part of it, join us. Fill in the details on the right and we'll get in touch. You may also click here to find out more about joining as a member.