A Night at the Opera: The Monkey King Subdues the White Bone Demon

Previous Next A Night at the Opera: The Monkey King Subdues the White Bone Demon Drama Theatre, School of the Arts, Singapore, June 2022   Project Director: Cao YingSet Designer: Aaron YapLighting Designer: Aaron Yap   Produced by Re Huaxia Cultural Hub A Night at the Opera is an experimental fusion of Western opera singing, […]

Zhuang Yuan Yu Qi Gai

Play Previous Next Zhuang Yuan Yu Qi Gai Golden Theatre, Singapore, June 2022   Director: Susan KohLighting Designer: Aaron YapProjection Designer: Aaron Yap   Produced by Re Xin Opera Association Zhuang Yuan Yu Qi Gai is a Chinese opera play with a strong moral value. As such, the projection design is aimed to have a deeper connotation […]

My “Perfect” Match

Play Previous Next My “Perfect” Match Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre auditorium, March 2022   Director: Chen YuzhiSet Designer: Aaron YapLighting Designer: Aaron Yap   Produced by Nam Hwa Opera My “Perfect” Bride is a traditional comical Teochew opera that is based on a popular folktale of how a materialistic woman forced her husband to divorce her so […]

Tiger Tally

Previous Next Tiger Tally Drama Centre Theatre, Singapore, November 2019   Playwright: Sally LowDirector: Henry LauSet Designer: Poon Ee SengLighting Designer: Aaron Yap   Produced by Re Chinese Opera Society of Singapore Tiger Tally is a serious and intense play that is based on the historical story of Prince Xinling of Wei stealing the tiger […]

The Wizard of Oz

Play Previous Next The Wizard of Oz Esplanade Theatre, Singapore, November 2018   Director: Warren BaumgartSet Designer: Susan KohLighting Designer: Gabriel ChsnProjection Designer: Aaron Yap   Produced by Ngee Ann Polytechnic  Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s The Wizard of Oz follows the version staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1987. For a musical of this scale on a […]

I am your Father

Previous Next Production photos courtesy of Focus Theatre I am your Father Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Auditorium, Singapore, August 2018   Playwright: David TangDirector: David TangSet Designer: Miles LuLighting Designer: Aaron Yap   Produced by Focus Theatre I am your Father is an intimate and poetic Chinese play that talks about the relationship the female lead […]

On the Shoulders of Giants

Previous Next Production photos courtesy of NUS Dance Synergy On the Shoulders of Giants UCC Hall, University Cultural Centre, June 2018   Choreographers: Yarra Ileto, Albert Tiong, Goh Shou YiSet Co-designers: Tommy Wong, Aaron YapLighting Co-designers: Tommy Wong, Aaron YapMedia Designer: Zhuo Zihao   Produced by NUS Dance Synergy On the Shoulders of Giants explores […]

When We Dead Awaken

Previous Next When We Dead Awaken Drama Centre Black Box, Singapore, March 2018   Original Playwright: Henrik Ibsen Director: Sankar Venkateswaran Set Designer: Chan Silei Lighting Designer: Aaron Yap   Produced by Intercultural Theatre Institute This version of When We Dead Awaken has been deconstructed into a physical theatre piece of about an hour, making it […]

Chinese Opera​ Extravaganza 2017

Previous Next Chinese Opera​ Extravaganza 2017 Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre auditorium, Singapore, December 2017   Set Designer: Aaron YapLighting Designer: Aaron Yap   Produced by Traditional Arts Centre (Singapore)  An annual inaugural Chinese opera gala concert held over two evenings, the set needs to be consistent and cohesive throughout. The permanent backdrop uses a generic […]

Butterflies Awakening

Previous Next Butterflies Awakening Victoria Theatre, Singapore, December 2016   Director: Sim Siew TinSet Designer: Aaron YapLighting Designer: Aaron Yap   Produced by Sim Siew Tim Hokkien Opera Troupe Butterflies Awakening is a new adaptation of the popular legend of The Butterfly Lovers, but with an entirely different plot. The concept of the set design […]