Yeo yann yann

“There are all kinds of pleasant surprises everyday as well as all kinds of disheartening moments. So everyday is a memorable experience.” ~ Yeo Yann Yann, Malaysia

May Fung

“Its synthesis of the traditional theatre training systems and contemporary actor training approaches is both innovative and of significance for having started a unique heritage of performing/ theatre arts” ~ May Fung, Deputy School Supervisor, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity,& former Council Member, Hong Kong Arts Development Council

Ralph Samuelson

“The integration of a contemporary theatre pedagogy with the training methodologies of Asian classical dramatic systems is unprecedented, powerful and visionary” ~ Ralph Samuelson Former Director, Asian Cultural Council, USA

Louis Yu

“This is a visionary programme all 20th century theatre masters had only dreamt of” ~ Louis Yu Former Executive Director, Hong Kong Arts Centre

Zuni Icosahedron

“[ITI] is considered one of the most influential training programmes in the region bringing substantial benefits to art development in general, not limited to the performing arts and Singapore itself” ~ Zuni Icosahedron (independent cultural collective), Hong Kong

Stan Lai

“Nowhere else is there a programme like this, which incorporates traditional training from world cultures, and instils a contemporary sensitivity and mission” ~ Stan Lai Artistic Director, Performance Workshop, Taiwan

Richard Schechner

“[ITI] can positively affect not only the performing arts of Singapore but of the whole region and beyond… What is needed is what [ITI] can provide: an actor training curriculum that synthesises traditional and modern…systems” ~ Richard Schechner Professor of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, & Editor, The Drama Review