STAGES is really a registered Technical Theatre company, created in 1994 using the kind support of Spend Companies in Singapore.In 1994, several youthful part-time stars Jonathan Lim, Sean Yeo, Nelson Chia, Daphne Tan, Jacqueline Low and Liow Lee Hsiang carried out a new abide by Jonathan Lim titled Red-colored Packets in the Spend Lunch Programme.
The play was made up of ten vignettes about Chinese Year, referring to its mythical roots, its faded significance among youths, its curious traditions, the social gulfs it exposes, and also the loneliness of individuals who've no families to celebrate it with. The crowd loved it. Youthful and old alike, yuppie and student, they chuckled, they wept, they walked away all of a sudden very conscious of what Chinese Year meant (or didn't mean) for them.
People loved it, along with a start-up sponsorship was offered for STAGES to become proper company, Casting Directors had three productions to provide. And that is the way it all started.
14 years on, STAGES is constantly on the provide enriching experience because of its audiences in addition to adventurous projects for theatre professionals and new talents. STAGES is deeply dedicated to exploring and enriching our shared culture through work that spans an array of genres, reflecting both our growing cosmopolitanism and also the sincere heartland character that comprise our unique Singaporean-ness.