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M1 Patch! A Theatre Festival of Artful Play

Wed Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm - Fri Aug 31 @ 10:00 pm

$32 – $38

The Theatre Practice invites all to join in the fun at the inaugural season of M1 Patch! A Theatre Festival of Artful Play, an international festival happening throughout August!

Regardless of age, language or genres, M1 Patch! WEAVES an eclectic tapestry of quality productions, engaging fringe events and stimulating workshops – all centered around thoughtful play. From mainstream to experimental, family-friendly to mature, Singapore to international, familiar to unexpected, M1 Patch! provides an inclusive and nurturing space for audience and artists to PLAY!

Explore how play can be used to teach vital life lessons and discuss real-world issues with Immortalx and Utopiazoo, the agelessness of play with The Ordinary and The Unspectacular, and the influence of play on artistic creation with Artist Farm.

The festival will also include a master class on clowning by theatre master Philippe Gaulier, along with a series of fringe events exploring the different facets of play through storytelling sessions, singalong sessions, outdoor screenings and games nights.

FRINGE ACTIVITIES FOR ALL IN THE FAMILY TO ENJOY

My Daddy is a Dragon King | Storytelling
Date: 22 July 2018
Time: 11am & 12pm
Venue: Practice Tuckshop
Price: $5 (via Peatix)
Do you know who is Lei Gong? What about the Dragon Kings of the Four Seas? Ne Zha? What interesting stories do they carry with them? Superheroes from the West exist in wondrous realms, but do you know that there is a mythical universe just as astonishing in the East?
Hurry! Join us for a magical afternoon as we rediscover these mythological figures and their exploits!

We Sing Our Nursery Rhymes | Sing-along
Date: 10, 11, 25 August 2018
Time: 6.30pm (10 – 11 Aug); 7.30pm & 9.30pm (25 Aug)
Venues: Centre 42 (10 -11 Aug) & The Theatre Practice (25 Aug)
Free Admission; Register on Peatix
Featuring familiar favourites from The Nursery Rhymes Project and other childhood classics, join us for a rousing sing-a-long session, accompanied by live music and singers. Warm up your vocal cords and get ready to sing, dance and groove along.

Round Round Buns | Theatre/Games Night
Date: 17 – 19 August 2018
Time: 8pm
Venue: Practice Tuckshop
Price: $25
Attendees must be at least 17 years old
Incorporating social networking, forums and games in a virtual world, it’s a hangout where we let it all hang out. Bring your keyboard honesty to real life and get ready to play!
Part games night, part confessional, part theatre, Round Round Buns invites you to take a frank and humorous look at the unspoken and taboo.

Open Air Cinema Presents: The Soldier and His Virtuous Wife | Outdoor Screening
Date: 24 August 2018
Time: 8pm
Venue: The Theatre Practice (Outdoor Foyer)
Free Admission
Take a seat under the stars as we dive into our vaults and bring the classic comedy of errors, The Soldier and His Virtuous Wife, starring Joanna Dong and Ric Liu, to the big screen! Mixing nostalgic melodrama, uproarious irreverence and camp, grab your squad to catch this must-see musical!

More information available at www.practice.org.sg/en/m1patch/fringe
Registration via Peatix from 16 June: thetheatrepractice.peatix.com (from 16 June)

Details

Start:
Wednesday, 1 August 2018
End:
Friday, 31 August 2018
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$32 – $38
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Venue

The Theatre Practice
54 Waterloo Street Singapore 187953
Website:
www.practice.org.sg/