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Still Human: Process Documentation #4

Over the ten sessions I was privy to, one of the key things I learned was that theatre that centres itself around people can be a portal to faraway, imaginary spaces, but its magic lies in the journey back towards yourself, to open yourself to face your struggles bravely whether they arise from external circumstances or your own mind.

December 22, 2020
by Akanksha Raja

Still Human: Process Documentation #3

I realised that increasingly often during the sessions, Shalyn had been gently but persistently reiterating the importance of fun to the team: that retaining the pure joy of creating together is the most important part of this process and it should be what they channel to the world during the performance.

December 02, 2020
by Akanksha Raja

Still Human: Process Documentation #2

“The participants have grown from being uncertain of how to react, to becoming more confident and comfortable in expressing themselves.” – Christine, SAMH Caseworker

November 05, 2020
by Akanksha Raja

Still Human: Process Documentation #1

16 September, 5pm. Location: SAMH YouthReach. A strange creature is prowling around a magical Dream Machine. It is searching for the key to unlocking the mysteries of the land of Nagajala – specifically, the key to ending discrimination and subjugation of humans to non-human creatures in the land. Prior to this, Rubie, a human girl from Singapore, had accidentally fallen into Nagajala, only to be captured by the merciless King Drago. While fighting to be freed, she inspires and encourages some of creatures to make a change and find a way to put an end to the discrimination that plagues Nagajala.

October 09, 2020
by Akanksha Raja