Dramafeste 2017

By Abigail Ang (18S06B), Asfar Alim (18S03J), Deborah Lee (17A01D), Sabariesh Ilankathir (17A13A), Zhu Xiuhua (18S06A) After a one-year hiatus, Dramafeste made a spectacular comeback this year with impressive plays from each house. BB – Matters of the Crib This touching story about processing grief is unfolded through the eyes of Val (Sadia Tasneem, 17A03A), … Continue reading

Power Trip – From Blues To Bossas

by Elizabeth Leong (18S06G), Liu Enqi (18S03C) For many, jazz brings to mind a distant era and faraway setting – a lively American nightclub in the 1940s, perhaps. Some may consider it elusive, especially compared to styles like pop or rock. Despite this, Raffles Jazz successfully acquainted its audience with the genre, immersing them in … Continue reading

From the Stars to the Sunrise: No Day But Today

By Joan Ang (17A01B) and Serafina Siow (17A13A) Photos by Raffles Photographic Society The Broadway Babies are nothing short of a miracle — having started out as a small Lit Night act of approximately 10 members, they have grown tremendously into a full musical troupe complete with ensemble and live orchestra, with over 40 members. … Continue reading

Ain’t No Party Like Player’s House Party: Players Alumni Production

By Carman Chew (17A01D) and Nadiya Nesseer (17S03B) “Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition.” — James Baldwin In this year’s instalment of their annual production, the alumni of Raffles Players delved into the theme of home, telling stories of both the comfort and curses it brings. Staged across two nights, … Continue reading

Please Mind The Platform Gap: H2 Art – Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary

by Noor Adilah (17S06B) You’ve heard the stories. You’ve seen the gorgeous paintings that line the corridors. You’ve probably even gawked at the beautiful Art Studio where mysterious art students spend inordinate amounts of time. What goes on in there? What are those mysterious wooden structures in the corridor? Did the Art students put those … Continue reading

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