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ABOUT NTFB

National Theatre Festival Brunei (NTFB) is a weekend of theatre activities with the aim to showcase local theatre groups. The weekend will see local theatre groups showcasing theatrical performances and hosting theatre workshops. This festival is organised by 247 Studios, with Medley House Productions, The Creative Core BN and Just Bruneians.

NTFB is endorsed by Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, and supported by Baiduri Bank.

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PARTICIPATING GROUPS

There are 8 participating groups. Each group will stage a performance and host a workshop.

247 STUDIOS

247 Studios is a theatre company that was founded in 2019, with a motto “creating opportunities for creatives through theatre”. 247 aims to work with creatives of different backgrounds in producing theatrical performances. 

BRUHAHA COMEDY

Bruhaha Comedy have been putting on comedy shows since 2013. During 2020, amids the big C (chicken nugget shortage), they have been working hard to add improv into their skill set. With several sold out shows under their belt, they have now ventured confidently into the world of improvisational comedy, making people laugh without a script and thinking on the fly! They perform in both English and Bahasa Melayu and have been dangerously hilarious in both.

BRUNEI AMATEUR DRAMATIC SOCIETY (BADS)

The Brunei Amateur Dramatic Society (a.k.a. BADS) is a non-profit, non-government, drama-based society that hopes to provide a platform to those with a passion for acting within Brunei. BADS was established on 3rd November 1964, making the society 56 years old thus far. In contemporary years BADS has held workshops, comedy and drama plays.

MEDLEY HOUSE PRODUCTIONS

Medley House Productions is a storytelling company which strives to excel at telling entertaining narratives. Since 2019, Medley House Productions has made a number of theatrical productions of the more serious nature, both raising awareness for and encouraging preventative measures against serious societal issues such as suicide and sexual harassment.

KUMPULAN PUTRA SENI

Started in the early 1980s from five art-loving youths, Kumpulan PUTRA Seni is one of the original theatre groups in Brunei. It has grown to become an NGO consisting of performing arts lovers from around the country. The group are involved in various fields including theatre, dance, martial arts, music, poetry recitation and music.

RELENTLESS ENTERTAINMENT & ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS

Founded in 2008 by Sumardi Hedus & Amy Cheong with the aim of providing opportunities and platforms as well as improve the local creative and performing arts industry, Relentless Entertainment & Academy of Performing Arts specializes in training and nurturing talents for the big stage. Since their first production in 2013 they have produced 9 large scale musicals including Hairspray, Cinderella, Shrek, Musical Mania 1,2,3 and the recent Winter Wonders Sparks Musical.  

SALTED EGG THEATRE

Salted Egg Theatre is an all-female theatre group committed to providing a safe and experimental space for women’s stories, voices, performances and daring. We have three productions under our belt, The Tudong Monologues (2017), Sticky Ladies (2020) and A Night of Female Voices (2020) as part of the Tiny Lit Fest 2020. The group is managed and directed by Jacqueline Liew, Kathrina Mohd Daud and Siti Zuliana Haji Masri.

SUTERA MEMENTO

Sutera Memento is a local theater company that focuses more towards retelling and staging Bruneian-centric stories and legends. Their vision is to inspire the continuing growth of local talents, to participate and showcase their skills via professional theater production, both front and back stage.

CONTACT

Instagram: @ntfbrunei

Facebook: National Theatre Festival Brunei

WhatsApp: +673 270247

Email: ntfbrunei@gmail.com
Telegram: /ntfbinfo