16 Mar '18, 8am
The founders of the Singapore Improv Festival, Kim Tan and Hazel Ho, on the power of spontaneity
I started out when I was in university in England and I was looking for a club to join. I majored in politics and economics. I felt like I needed something different to do during my spare time. I wanted to join an improv group but there were over 200 applicants, so I joined another one. I came back to Singapore and read political science in NUS. I also did theatre studies because I was interested to do more improv. When I was in NUS, I started a club there, seven years ago, that’s where I met Hazel. I was part of a NUS group called, NUS Stage and I said I could teach them improve so it happened. There wasn’t much outreach so we wanted to do something that’s more self-sustaining to keep the scene going.