Mr Caleb Lee

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Personal profile

I graduated from the National University of Singapore with a BA(Hons) in Theatre Studies and a Master of Arts (by research). I am currently a lecturer in LASALLE College of the Arts and teach across programmes in the Faculty of Performing Arts. As part of my professional practice, I am also the International Relations Manager and Associate Festival Manager for I Theatre Ltd- a Singapore based theatre company that produces theatre for young people and their families. 

My thesis, 'Growing Up, Building Up and Moving Up- Metaphors of Mobility for Theatre for Young Audiences in a Global City' examines the creative ecologies and cultural topographies of theatre for young audiences in Singapore, in relation to movement and mobility. 

Research interests

Conferences/Papers Presented

“Internationalizing, Collaborations and Deepening Research” (The Establishment of a Network of Asian Artist and Educators and Possibility of Forming a Base of Activities) , International Festival Okinawa for Young Audience, July 2014 (Okinawa, Japan)

“Reimagining the Dragon-Towards Collaboration and Internationalizing for Theatre for Young Audiences”. International Research College of Theatre Arts for Children and Young People.  Subotica, Serbia. 15-21 May 2015

“Reimagining the Dragon-Towards Collaboration and Internationalizing for Theatre for Young Audiences”. Singapore Drama Educators Association Theatre Arts Conference. Singapore. 26-28 June 2015

“Shut Up and Sit Down- Rethinking the Role of Adult Mediators in Theatre for Young Audiences”. International Drama in Education Research Institute Conference. Singapore. 30 June- 5 July 2015

Panel Chair- “Imagining a State of the Arts in Singapore” Psi #20, July 2014 (Shanghai Academy of Performing Arts)

“Performing on the Edge- A Perspective on Community Theatre in Singapore) Psi #20, July 2014 (Shanghai Academy of Performing Arts)

“(Re)searching Kuo Pao Kun”, Psi #20, July 2014 (Shanghai Academy of Performing Arts) 

“Evaluating the Cultural Politics of ‘West is Best’ in Children’s Theatre” Psi #20 July 2014 (Shanghai Academy of Performing Arts)

 “(Non)Sense- Evaluating and Understanding the Young Audience”, Psi#19, June 2013(Stanford University, California)

"Observing Children’s Responses- An Alternative Framework to Evaluate Children’s Theatre”, Singapore Drama Educators Association, May 2013 (Singapore)

 “The ACE! Experience-Connections, Collaborations and Continuation”, Kijimuna Festa/ASSITEJ General Meeting, July 2012 (Okinawa, Japan)

 “The Status of Children’s Theatre in Singapore- Assessing ACE! Festival 2012”, Psi#18, June 2012 (University of Leeds, Leeds)

 “Round Robin International Snapshot: Theatre in Singapore” 10th Australian Performing Arts Market, February 2012 (In Association with the Adelaide Festival and the Adelaide Fringe, Australia)

 “(Re)locating the Boundaries of Children’s Theatre in Singapore” New Asian Imaginations: (Re)searching the Arts in Southeast Asia, September 2011 (NAFA, Singapore)

“ACE! Festival 2010 – Accessing and Assessing the Repertoire in a Singapore Children’s Theatre Festival”, Conference on Children’s Theatre Arts in Asia, July 2010 (Hong Kong)

 

 

Research interests (continued)

I am an editorial board mamber for The Journal of Theatrex Asia- an open access E-Journal: http://www.theatrex.asia/the-journal/

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