Lin Da Qin

Play Previous Next Lin Da Qin Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre auditorium, Oct 2022   Playwright: Huang JianfengDirector: Guan YangSet Designer: Aaron YapLighting Designer: Aaron YapProjection Designer: Aaron Yap   Produced by Nam Hwa Opera Lin Da Qin pieces together stories and legends of famous Teochew figure Lin Daqin, retelling the life story of this child prodigy turned […]

Walking on Tightrope: Projection Design for “Zhuang Yuan Yu Qi Gai”

I just finished the lighting and projection design for Re Xin Opera​ Association’s first full-length Shaoxing Yue opera show, Zhuang Yuan Yu Qi Gai (roughly translates as “The Scholar and the Beggar”), on 12th June. When I was first approached to design for the show, I questioned myself how to design a “meaningful” LED backdrop system (this […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Startling Dream

Previous Next A Startling Dream Kallang Theatre, Singapore, February 2014   Choreographer: Xiao YanyingLighting Designer: Tay Huey MengProjection Designer: Aaron Yap   Produced by Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Dance Theatre A Startling Dream is a Chinese dance drama adapted from the famous Kunju opera classic The Peony Pavilion. The choreography style of the dance is heavily influenced […]

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Previous Next The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Creative Cube, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore, September 2010   Director: Darren YapSet Designer: Aaron YapLighting Designer: Petrina Dawn Tan   Produced by BA(Hons) Musical Theatre Programme, LASALLE College of the Arts A small-scale musical about young teenagers participating in a Spelling Bee contest, but to […]