ON-STAGE PROJECT Online Stage: An online platform for sharing the world of the theater stage in the ASEAN and in Japan
Organized by Youth Advocates Through Theater Arts, Inc. (YATTA)
September 4 – October 30, 2020
An online webinar series that targets youth arts leaders, equipping them with fundamental skills, ways of devising theatre and using theatre as a vehicle for change. The project has achieved to provide a platform for youth artists to share their art form with nine talk events conducted by young artists from Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, and Japan. After each talk event, an open forum was conducted to help participants reflect on their creative process. Some of the topics that were discussed include: Japanese traditional dance (Nono Miyasaka), Japanese Sword Action for Performers (Hiroki Ookido), and Noh Theatre Voice Skills for Performers (Kayo).
A total of four hundred forty-three participants have benefited from the project. By implementing a nine-day consecutive sessions, young Asian theater artists were able to connect on multiple artistic levels.