Category: Performances

The Small Duck: Jazz Showcase

By Shervon Lee (19S06A), Kuang Shane Qi (19A13A), Asfar Alim (18S03J)
Photos courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society

Last Thursday afternoon, a smooth melody emanated from the TSD. This was none other than the members of Raffles Jazz, who were hard at work making the final preparations for their showcase, The Small Duck. As the title suggests, the showcase was held on a smaller scale with a smaller audience. As a result, the performances seemed more casual, where the Jazz members performed for no other reason than to, well, perform.

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One-Two-Many: Raffles Players’ J1 Production

By Zara Karimi (18A01A)
Photographs courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society

What do illegal parking, invented languages, and ethical dilemmas all have in common? Superficially speaking, absolutely nothing. And yet, plays featuring these three completely unrelated subjects were a part of Raffles Players’ J1 Production: One-Two-Many, held at the Theatre Studies and Drama Room from 9–11 November. 

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We’re Bringing Broadway Back, Baby

By Elizabeth Leong (18S06G) and Zara Karimi (18A01A)

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The Broadway Babies, after their showcase at the Hodge Lodge last Wednesday

You may have heard of them from their Instagram account, from their posters around school, or by word of mouth. You may have even attended their last show in January. Yes, the lively presence of the Broadway Babies was certainly hard to miss last Wednesday at the Hodge Lodge, where a new batch of members held their very first show.

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Out of This World: Rockout 2017

By Soh Ying Qi (18A01C) and Ianni Tan (18S03C)
Photos by Raffles Photographic Society

The first thing you would notice when you walked into the *SCAPE Ground Theatre was the atmosphere, which seemed to crackle with a kind of palpable energy felt by every audience member. Held on the night of 26 May, Raffles Rock’s annual concert, Rockout, was certainly an electrifying way to close the hectic term, leaving attendees exhilarated with a brilliant showcase of the members’ musical talent.

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CLDCS Concert ’17: A Date With the Four Seasons

By Abigail Ang (18S06B) and Zhu Xiuhua (18S06A)

Calligraphy, songwriting and drama – three entirely different forms of art; how can they possibly integrate seamlessly and culminate in one flawless production? Raffles Institution’s Chinese Language Drama and Cultural Society (CLDCS) answered this in their annual concert held at the school’s Performing Arts Centre last Friday evening. Titled 翠谷回响・四季之约 (A Date with the Four Seasons), this year’s production included a calligraphy showcase, ten original Chinese songs and two dramas that explore various interpersonal relationships.

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