Class of 2015

Al-Matin Yatim (Singapore)

Al-Matin Yatim first began his craft as an actor in 2007 when he joined Temasek Polytechnic’s then Malay theatre society, Titisan Temasek. Since then, he has worked with theatre and dance companies such as the National University of Singapore Malay dance group,  Hatch Theatrics, PanggungArts, People’s Association, Teater Artistik, Teater Kami, TheatreLab, Cake Theatrical Productions and Chowk. He has also worked on collaborative works with Esplanade and Read! Festival by the National Library Board.  Matin hopes to share the idea of intercultural theatre on an international level and contribute back to his society.

Matin is a recipient of the NAC-ITI Arts Scholarship (2013 – 2015).

Yazid Jalil (Singapore)

Yazid’s professional theatre experience began long before joining Intercultural Theatre Institute. An alumnus of Singapore Repertory Theatre’s youth wing, the SRT Young Company, Yazid had also worked as an actor with Singapore theatre companies such as Teater Ekamatra, BUDS Theatre Company, Cake Theatrical Productions, Agni Koothu, We Colour People Theatre Company and Yellow Chair Productions. In 2011, Yazid pursued theatre training in France at the Ecole Philippe Gaulier as an awardee of the Singapore National Arts Council Residency Programme. Yazid has been nominated twice at the Life! Theatre Awards.

Yazid is a recipient of the NAC-ITI Arts Scholarship (2013 – 2015) and the Tan Chay Bing Education Fund (2013; 2014).

Chang Ting Wei (Taiwan)

Chang Ting Wei  hails from [Taichung, Taiwan (ROC). Ting Wei graduated from the University of East London with a Master’s Degree in Acting (2011) and also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Theatre and Creative Drama from the National University of Tainan. In her postgraduate study years, Ting Wei has performed with Half Moon Theatre and Stratford Theatres in London, and also played Natasha in Chekhov’s Three Sisters. She was involved in many arts festivals in Taiwan, including hosting the Nan Ying Art Festival. Ting Wei’s involvement in the traditional arts has seen her perform with Ming Hwa Yuan Taiwanese Opera Company in the play Sui Tang Yan Yi. In Singapore, she has collaborated with several theatre companies including Drama Box, Siong Leng Musical Association, Cake Theatrical Productions and Chowk.