SRT’s Learning & Engagement Programme is committed to bringing meaningful and relevant programmes to young people, communities and professionals.
Our Mission: To harness the learning power of theatre to excite, enrich and educate young people, communities and professionals.
We believe theatre has the learning power to excite, engage and educate. We collaborate with leading organisations, artists and educators in Singapore and around the world to provide experiential, holistic arts based learning from pre-schools to corporate clients.
Excite: Creating a safe, immersive and stimulating environment
Enrich: Enhancing lives through holistic development
Educate: Pushing the boundaries of learning
Meet the Team
Paul Anthony Adams (He/Him)
Paul joined the Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT) in March 2017 as the Learning & Engagement Manager.
Paul has a Diploma in Musical Theatre and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Performance from the University of Huddersfield. Paul has worked for many UK Theatre companies, facilitating and managing Arts Education programmes with participants across formal education, community outreach and venue-based programmes. Paul recently completed his Master’s degree in Leadership, Strategy and Innovation, and hopes to use this knowledge to transform arts leadership. Paul prides himself in the application of theatre as a tool in non-traditional theatre settings, working with children and adults from a diverse range of backgrounds; whether that is in a self–esteem boosting workshop, an inclusive arts programme or a leadership enhancement project.
Kimberly Arriola (She/Her)
Kimberly joined SRT in January 2019 and is currently the Assistant Learning & Engagement Manager.
Kimberly is a graduate of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with a Degree in Drama, Applied Theatre and Education and an alumna of Singapore Polytechnic’s Diploma in Drama, Applied Theatre and Education.
As an artist, Kimberly greatly believes in bringing the arts into the local community, as evident through her past endeavours working with like-minded social and educational institutions such as SPD, Babes, the National Library Board and the National Institute of Education.
Kimberly is also an aspiring playwright having written her first play, Curry Puff, commissioned as part of the Twenty-Something Theatre Festival in 2016.
Jelaine Ng Sha-Men (She/Her)
Jelaine joined SRT in May 2021 in the role of Resident Learning & Engagement Officer.
Jelaine graduated from LASALLE College of the Arts with a BA (Hons) in Acting, where she worked with directors like Claire Wong, Noor Effendy Ibrahim and Sarah Scaife. Her theatre credits include The Wedding Pig by The Second Breakfast Company, Affections by The Assembly Point and her one-woman play, The Shadow Curriculum, in the M1 Singapore Fringe Festival in 2020. Jelaine will also be touring with SRT’s The Little Company in their upcoming production, The Play-makers: Little Red Riding Hood and Jack and the Beanstalk.
Jelaine believes in the power and joy theatre brings, hoping everyone will eventually learn to use the arts as a tool to advocate for themselves and the people around them.