Singapore Drama Educators Association (SDEA) is Singapore's leading organisation for drama educators, school teachers and theatre professionals.

We are a cause and profession driven organisation with a vision that drama is a vital element in the development and transformation of an individual in society.

SDEA aims to foster and establish drama education as a profession. It works closely with NAC (National Arts Council) MOE (Ministry of Education), NIE (National Institute of Education), WDA (Workforce Development Authority) as well as local and international learning institutions and professionals to raise the bar on drama education practices in schools and communities.

Join SDEA as a Member

By being a member of SDEA, you can


  1. Better your industry by being part of a stronger voice to create, innovate and bring valuable changes to drama education and drama educators.
  2. Engage in professional development with generous member discounts to workshops, master classes as well as events. Gain insight to new ideas, strategies and challenges to keep current in your career.
  3. Be a part of forums and discussions that affect the policies, national benchmarking, as well as the educational and arts landscape in Singapore
  4. Raise your standards and standing by volunteering on SDEA sub-committees. Being part of special projects, research or contributing to SDEA’s in house journal Dramatize! builds your resume.
  5. Be a part of a bigger network of local and international drama educators, artists and professionals from diverse career fields for friendship, networking and collaborations.



The O.P.E.N.: Conversations on Arts Festival and connections with Arts Education


Noorlinah Mohamed, Director of The O.P.E.N. talks about the new Singapore International Festival of Arts and its engagement initiative The O.P.E.N. What is public engagement for the Festival? What is unique and new? How does this new direction relate to arts education? How do we, the arts education community, benefit from, connect with and leverage on the Festival? A timely discussion amidst the changing landscape in arts education practices in Singapore. Join SDEA and Noorlinah Mohamed as we dialogue and discuss these questions and more on 26 April 2014 at 2pm at Goodman Arts Centre.

Date: Saturday, 26 April 2014
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Venue: 90 Goodman Road,Goodman Arts Centre

Blk B, Singapore 439053

Admission: FREE


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