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Rinn Chan, four, from Kindle Garden, is a participant of Superhero Me, a community arts movement.
PHOTOS: ODYSSEY DANCE THEATRE, SUPERHERO ME, WILD RICE, MATTHEW MURPHY

THE LAST BREATH

This double-bill dance production kicks off home-grown Odyssey Dance Theatre's biennial festival, Danzinc - International Dancers & Choreographers Residency Festival. The performance comprises the dance Flash (above) and the world premiere of the work Heaven. Both performances, incorporating live music, are choreographed by Odyssey's artistic director Danny Tan and they seek to explore the meaning of "breath".

WHERE: Drama Centre Theatre, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $38 to $98 from Global Tickets INFO: www.globaltickets.sg


MAESTROS EXTRAVAGANZA

Three accomplished conductors who were key to the development of Singapore's orchestral music scene take up the baton in this concert featuring the Singapore Chinese Orchestra. They are the orchestra's music director Yeh Tsung; its first conductor and music director Hu Bing Xu; and veteran conductor Choo Hoey, who founded the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and was on the Chinese orchestra's board of directors in 1997. This concert is part of the Chinese orchestra's 20th anniversary celebrations.

WHERE: SCO Concert Hall, 7 Shenton Way MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Today and tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $30 to $70 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)


Rinn Chan, four, from Kindle Garden, is a participant of Superhero Me, a community arts movement.
Rinn Chan, four, from Kindle Garden, is a participant of Superhero Me, a community arts movement.

PLANET OF POSSIBILITY

This art exhibition for, and by, children and youth aims to help them develop a stronger sense of self and confidence through creative expression. It is part of Superhero Me, a values-based community arts movement that began in 2014.

This show involved the participation of more than 80 children and youth, including students from Pathlight School, Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore School, Minds Lee Kong Chian Gardens School and preschoolers from Kindle Garden, where children with special needs learn alongside other children.

Participants came up with their own superhero identities and costumes and worked on them with young artists and volunteers to create artworks for the show.

WHERE: Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film, 155 Middle Road MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis WHEN: Till July 17, noon to 7pm (Tuesday to Saturday), noon to 4pm (Sunday), closed on Monday ADMISSION: Free


Rinn Chan, four, from Kindle Garden, is a participant of Superhero Me, a community arts movement.

HOTEL

Hotel, a two-night, five-hour historical play that spans 100 years of Singapore's history, returns after a sold-out run last year at the Singapore International Festival of Arts. The production drew rave reviews and won four trophies - including Best Director - at this year's M1-The Straits Times Life Theatre Awards.

It is being re-staged as part of the Singapore Theatre Festival, organised by home-grown theatre company Wild Rice.

The play features sketches taking place in different decades in the same hotel with 14 actors playing multiple characters. It is directed by Ivan Heng and Glen Goei, and written by Alfian Sa'at and Marcia Vanderstraaten.

WHERE: The Singapore Airlines Theatre, 1 McNally Street, Lasalle College of the Arts MRT: Little India/ Bugis WHEN: Till July 24, 8pm (Tuesday to Sunday), 3pm (weekend), no show on Monday ADMISSION: $110 and $130 from Sistic

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 01, 2016, with the headline 'Arts Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe