Stamford Arts Centre reopens to arts groups

The Stamford Arts Centre in Waterloo Street boasts a new roof (left) and a black box theatre with retractable seats (above).
The Stamford Arts Centre in Waterloo Street boasts a new roof and a black box theatre with retractable seats (above).ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
The Stamford Arts Centre in Waterloo Street boasts a new roof (left) and a black box theatre with retractable seats (above).
The Stamford Arts Centre in Waterloo Street boasts a new roof (above) and a black box theatre with retractable seats.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

New 162-seat black box theatre among additions in $7-million redevelopment

The Stamford Arts Centre (SAC) is housing arts groups again, fresh from a $7-million redevelopment that included adding a new 162-seat black box theatre with retractable seats, as well as five project studios and a music studio.

Tenants were selected from an open call on the National Arts Council's website from mid-July to end-August. They include Chinese music groups Ding Yi Music Company and The Teng Ensemble; Siong Leng Musical Association, which promotes Nanyin and Liyuan opera; and Shantha Ratii Initiatives, which explores Indian dance.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 16, 2018, with the headline 'Stamford Arts Centre reopens to arts groups'. Print Edition | Subscribe