SIV Networking Evening: 'The Well' - a performance by Drama Box

Volunteers acting up

Becoming part of a play and shaping the storyline, helps participants get a different view of volunteering.

+ Read about the evening here - http://www.sif.org.sg/story_details.php?id=116

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Hands up if you enjoyed 'the Well'
Though hesitant to tread the boards at first, several members of the audience were eventually game enough to join the cast on stage
This pause in the performance is traditionally done when a character is being oppressed and needs help to bring the situation to a positive conclusion
Drama Box used forum theatre, a medium where members of the audience are able to stop the play at any time, and take on one of the roles to shape the storyline.
A well is set to be built in a rural village by a team of volunteers
Theatre group Drama Box performed The Well, a play tackling the challenges that can arise when individuals volunteer in developing communities overseas
And watching a play
There are interviews, project and culture briefings, health screenings and training sessions
Becoming part of a play and shaping the storyline, helps participants get a different view of volunteering
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