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About Drama Centre

Located in the National Library Building, Drama Centre is part of the bustling synergy made up of the surrounding arts facilities, attractions, educational institutions and commercial entities. With a 615-seat proscenium theatre and a 120-seat black box, VIP lounge and function rooms, the performing arts space caters well to mid-sized theatrical productions, as well as talks and exhibitions.

Drama Centre was the key platform for local companies starting out in the early 1980s, staging Singapore plays like Lao Jiu, Army Daze and Mail Order Brides.

About Arts House Limited

Arts House Limited (AHL) is a not-for-profit organisation committed to enriching lives through the arts. AHL manages two key national monuments located in the heart of Singapore’s Civic District - The Arts House, a multidisciplinary arts centre with a focus on literary programming, and the Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall, a heritage building that is home to the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. It also runs performing arts space Drama Centre as well as the Goodman Arts Centre and Aliwal Arts Centre, two creative enclaves for artists, arts groups and creative businesses.

AHL presents the Singapore International Festival of Arts – an annual national festival of performing and interdisciplinary arts; as well as the Singapore Writers Festival – a multi-lingual festival presenting the world’s top literary talents. In addition, AHL manages the Cultural Medallion showcase at The Arts House, celebrating the achievements of all Cultural Medallion recipients. The Cultural Medallion is Singapore's top national award for artists.

AHL was set up in 11 Dec 2002 as a public company, with the National Arts Council as its strategic partner. It was officially renamed Arts House Limited on 19 Mar 2014.

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Overview

About Drama Centre

Drama Centre was the key platform for local companies starting out in the early 1980s, staging Singapore plays like Lao Jiu, Army Daze and Mail Order Brides.

About Arts House Limited

Arts House Limited (AHL) is a not-for-profit organisation committed to enriching lives through the arts. AHL manages two key national monuments located in the heart of Singapore’s Civic District - The Arts House, a multidisciplinary arts centre with a focus on literary programming, and the Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall, a heritage building that is home to the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. It also runs performing arts space Drama Centre as well as the Goodman Arts Centre and Aliwal Arts Centre, two creative enclaves for artists, arts groups and creative businesses.

AHL presents the Singapore International Festival of Arts – an annual national festival of performing and interdisciplinary arts; as well as the Singapore Writers Festival – a multi-lingual festival presenting the world’s top literary talents. In addition, AHL manages the Cultural Medallion showcase at The Arts House, celebrating the achievements of all Cultural Medallion recipients. The Cultural Medallion is Singapore's top national award for artists.

AHL was set up in 11 Dec 2002 as a public company, with the National Arts Council as its strategic partner. It was officially renamed Arts House Limited on 19 Mar 2014.