The Academic Board evaluates the academic quality and rigour of the programme; they also make recommendations on academic policies and curriculum as needed.

The Examination Board evaluates the suitability of the assessment method of the programme and the professional standard of the graduate year students, along with their suitability to be awarded the Professional Diploma.

ITI’s Board members are drawn from renowned academia and cultural practice fields worldwide.


Academic Board 2017–2020

Prof Erik Ehn

Playwright and director, USA

Prof Phillip B. Zarrilli

Artistic Director, The Llanarth Group; Research Fellow, IRC, Freie Universitat, Berlin; Professor Emeritus, Drama Department, University of Exeter, UK

Dr Quah Sy Ren

Associate Professor, School of Humanities, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore  

Dr Frances Barbe

Senior Lecturer & Course Coordinator — Bachelor of Performing Arts, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts


Examination Board 2017–2020

Mr Aarne Neeme, AM (Order of Australia)

Director and educator

Dr Paul Rae

Associate Professor in Theatre Studies, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne

Mr Noushad Mohamed Kunju

Director, actor and educator

Associate Professor, Department of Theatre Arts, Sarojini Naidu School of Arts & Communication, University of Hyderabad

Mr Peter Sau

Director, actor and educator

Theatre faculty, School of the Arts, Singapore

Mr Nelson Chia

Artistic Director, Nine Years Theatre, Singapore