2GETHER AS 1 In Love

10 different couples driving on the same highway North Diversion Road. Every pair dealing with marriage, love, and betrayal with very different approaches. This award-winning play, by Filipino playwright Tony Perez, will be performed by an all-SMU ensemble. Our version allows for audience interactivity, where you can choose from and switch among multi-camera angles as you close in on the dialogue and emotions between characters. Directed by celebrated theatre maker, Tan Shou Chen.  

Welcome to On North Diversion Road, an immersive theatre experience that allows you to be the camera director for the play you are about to view. Each camera angle gives you a different perspective - literally and emotionally - as you watch 10 couples address infidelity and question the concept of being together over the course of a highway drive.


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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Tan Shou Chen

Tan Shou Chen

Tan Shou Chen is a recognised theatremaker from Singapore – he is an actor and a director. Shou Chen has created and performed in works that have been seen in Thailand, France, China, Portugal and Singapore. His interests lie in the encounters between cultures across time and space and the traverse between tradition and contemporary. Shou Chen is also an educator, with appointments with the National University of Singapore and the Singapore University of Social Sciences.

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CAST

CREW

PRODUCTION TEAM
 

PRODUCER  Japheth Ng

TECHNICAL PRODUCER  Ng Yong Ming

PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER  Keira Lee

SET DESIGNER  Hay Teow Kwang

MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER  Genevieve Peck

LIGHTING DESIGNER
Alberta Wileo  www.instagram.com/i_am_wileo

VIDEO DIRECTOR  Wilson Quek

CAMERA OPERATOR 1  Kimberly Lium

CAMERA OPERATOR 2  Mohamad Siddiq Bin Mohamad Sa'id

CAMERA OPERATOR 3  Muhammad Shalihin Bin Allaudin

DIGITAL MULTICAM VIEWING PLATFORM
Xctuality  xctuality.com

VENUE  School Of The Arts Singapore (SOTA)

SET FABRICATION  Design 18

MULTIMEDIA PROJECTION  AVC & CTRL FRE@K

SMU CLUBS

SMU StageIT

SMU StageIT

Started by a group of theatre-loving students in June 2002, StageIT has anchored themselves as a student-run theatre production group dedicated in developing their members’ acting and theatre production skills while spreading the theatre culture to the SMU community.

SMU Ivory Keys

SMU Ivory Keys

Ivory Keys is an interest club founded by students who are passionate about piano and music. They seek to create a platform for SMU pianists to refine their skills, enhance their showmanship, and promote appreciation of piano music within the SMU community.

2GETHER AS 1 SUPPORTS
THE SMU RESILIENCE FUND

The programmes you have watched are a labour of love from over 300 youths over the last 8 months. They have come 2GETHER AS 1 to pursue their common passion in the arts, while juggling the commitments from other aspects of their lives. For some students, this includes shouldering financial difficulties during the pandemic. You can help ease their load by donating generously to SMU Resilience Fund, a university-wide effort established in 2020 to provide timely and much-needed relief for SMU students. We look forward to receiving your support during this festive season.

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