Low Kok Wai
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature (NUS)
Advanced Post-graduate Diploma in Drama (NIE)
Masters-In-Drama Education (NTU)
- Introduction to Drama
- Theatre production
- Drama Skills For Effective Communication
- Post-Modern theatre
- Cross-cultural Theatre
- Film and Literature
- Introduction to Theatre
- Asian Contemporary theatre
- Southeast Asian theatre
- Theatre and cultural literacy
- Applied Theatre
- Theatre for Advocacy
- Drama therapy
- Principal researcher for ‘Exploring and developing performing spaces as part of the urban renewal of Bandar Seri Begawan’ under the S&T3 research cluster, BSB Sustainable City.
- Member of the Creative Industries Research Cluster (CIRC) and contributing to the research project: ‘Development of Creative Industry Products: Linking Research to practice’.
|1992 ‒ 1994 :|
Performed in Michael Chiang’s Beauty World that went on a four-city tour of Japan as part of the South-East Asia Festival 1992.
Played the lead in Silent Cry, a Theatre-In-Education project produced by TheatreWorks Singapore and directed by Rani Murthy.
|1995 ‒ 1996 :|
Choreographed and led a nine-member team in Rippling Earth, Moving Sky, a 10-minute multi-media performance for the Be Active Arts Programme as part of Singapore delegation’s to the 4th International Abilympics in Perth, Australia.
Directed a 20-strong cast for the biennial Singapore Festival of Arts Fringe 1996 ‒ Memories of Senses: Yours & Mine ‒ a two-hour multimedia dance drama at The Substation.
|1997 ‒ 1998 :|
Choreographed and trained 800 secondary one students from five schools for a mass display dance item at the 1998 National Day Parade (NDP) celebration. Appointed as part of the Creative Committee for NDP 1998.
Commissioned by BIZLINK to direct a play at the inaugural Employer of the Year Award ceremony organized by Singapore’s National Council of Social Services attended by 200 CEOs and Mr Abdullah Tarmugi, the Minister for Community Development.
|2002 ‒ 2004 :|
Performed multiple roles involving classical Bharata Natyam, ballet and Chinese dance in the staging of the Indian dance drama, "Buddhavatara", in Mumbai & Chennai, India, as part of an international collaboration.
Choreograped and acted in Act'Cher at the Nanyang Playhouse, National Institute of Education as part of a project entitled "Teachers as Artists/ Artists as Teachers".
|2005 ‒ 2007 :|
Produced, choreographed and performed with Singapore’s participants as part of an international multi-media, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary performance called StreetsCalledHome that premiered at the United Nation’s World Summit 2005 for Information Society in Tunisia.
Performed and co-directed the opening performance ‒ Greater Than Love ‒ at the Arts House as part of Celebrate! Drama 2007, organized by Singapore Drama Educators Association (SDEA).
Presented a creative dance workshop in Sydney for the 7th World Congress on Down Syndrome. Choreographed and staged "Fable of the Blue Kite" ‒ a multi-media dance presentation ‒ for the closing ceremony of the Congress.
Conducted a 'Movement Metaphor' Workshop at the 5th Athens International Theatre/Drama & Performing Arts Education Conference, 17 to 19 March 2006, Athens, Greece.
Conducted a Creative Dance Workshop for Celebrate!Drama 2006 at the Arts House organized by the Singapore Drama Educators Association (SDEA).
Presented a creative drama workshop for special needs students at IDEA 2007: 6th World Congress of International Drama/Theatre and Education Association, Hong Kong SAR.
Published an article in DRAMATISE VOL 4 – The Journal of the Singapore Drama Educators Association. (originally commissioned by M1 ARTS FRINGE ‒ an international arts festival organized by The Necessary Stage)
Presented a paper cum workshop on drama for advocacy of human rights for migrant children at the MEKONG Arts & Media Festival 2009 in, November 23-27, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Presented a paper “Adapting Journalistic Essays for a Drama-Scriptwriting class to preserve the Collective Memory of the Chinese Diaspora” at the ATEC 6TH INTERNATIONAL FORUM, May 18th to 22nd 2011, Beijing.
Presented a paper “Developing Cross-Cultural Literacy Through Multicultural Performances” at the New Asian Imaginations, NAFA Symposium 2011, 19th to 21st September, Singapore.
Awards1995 : Team Work Award, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore.
1996 : Innovation Award, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore.
2006 : Artist-in-School, National Arts Council, Singapore.
2007 : Artist-in-School, National Arts Council, Singapore.