Amelia Tan

COUNTRY Malaysia

Amelia Tan Malaysia

Amelia is currently the Artistic Director of ACX Productions, an arts organisation she co-founded in 2011, with a vision to reach all communities with the arts. She is also the Artistic Director of Tea Theatre, a company specialising in educational theatre productions and basic theatre training for people of all ages, which she co-founded in 2001. As an actor, Amelia performed in The Lost and The Ecliptic, a play which was co-presented by Pentas Project and the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre in October 2007, and later went on to the Esplanade in Singapore as part of The Studios series in 2010. She was also in The Adults Are Missing by Singapore Arts Theatre in 2008. An active player in the Malaysian theatre scene, she took on a myriad of projects after her graduation from ITI, such as co-producing a musical and the Ada Drama Awards 2006 and directing various works such as A Glimmer of Faith. She studied at ITI with the intention of strengthening her understanding of multicultural practices and their application to contemporary theatre.

Recent works: 
1. Actor, 同居(第二集):妈妈 (2021, Petaling Jaya Performing Arts Centre - PJPAC and CloudTheatre)
2. Actor, GLOVES (2021, Paper Monkey Theatre's No Strings Attached 2021; Online)
3. Performer, Salam Benua, as part of a tribute event to Usman Awang (Experiencing Usman Awang) (2021, The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre; Pentas 2, KLPAC) 
4. Speaker, Key to Performing Arts online seminars for youth (2021, ACX Productions)
5. Speaker, Director's Creative Talk Series, MUKA SPACE; Online
6. Director, The Impending Tempest 《迷失暴风雨》(2021, New Era University College Diploma of Drama & Visuals (DDV); Online)
7. Director, A Glimmer of Faith (2021, Pesta Tanglung Universiti Malaysia ke-20) 

Recent awards: 
1. Best Lighting Design, 11th BOH Cameronian Arts Awards for Euphrasia the Musical (Malaysia, 2020)


Last updated: 19 January 2022