SDEA you became my community. Thank you so much for years of inspiration, encouragement and motivation.

- Jacyntha England, SDEA Member

Join us in advancing the profession of the drama/theatre educator, advocating for the practice and value of drama and theatre.


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

[Deadline Extended] Open Call for SDEA's Anthology of School Plays!

Submit your scripts by 30th June 2024, 5pm.

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.

Upcoming Programmes

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Members' Engagement

SDEA at Goodman Open House

We're gonna be opening our doors at the Goodman Open House on Saturday, 22 June 2024! Join us for tea parties hosted by SDEA members.

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.


August 23, 2024
Blk B #04-02 Goodman Arts Centre

SDEA Essentials of Teaching and Learning Approaches For Arts Educators - Early Childhood

SDEA Essentials of Teaching and Learning Approaches For Arts Educators - Early Childhood (3rd Intake)

ETLA-EC is a 36-hour course designed to equip artists with key knowledge, skills and disposition to work with children in the early years, primarily ages 4 to 6 years.

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