Chee Sek Thim has been actively involved in the Kuala Lumpur theatre scene since 1991, initially as a dancer with Marion D’Cruz and Dancers, and then as an actor and director. Amongst his directorial projects are Leow Puay Tin’s contemporary performance text A Modern Woman Called Ang Tau Mui in 2011 and Johan Othman’s contemporary opera Conference of the Birds in 2009. He was Artistic Director for River Meets Light- a multi-disciplinary visual presentation produced by Ombak- Ombak ARTStudio for the George Town Festival 2011.
Holding a Masters in Fine Arts degree from the University Of Notre Dame, Sek Thim has also been active in the Kuala Lumpur visual arts community for many years. He has taught in various art colleges in Kuala Lumpur, and founded and managed Reka Art Space in Kuala Lumpur from 2003 to 2007. Sek Thim is currently based in Penang where he continues with his work in the arts.
Ho Sheau Fung is a versatile actress, theatre director and traditional performing arts documenter who favours devising issue-oriented performances with a ‘Penang flavour’. She was chosen as one of the youth directors representing Malaysiaat the International Exchange project entitled Contacting the World 2004 in Manchester, England. She is also known for her mixed media compositions in the Mandarin theatre scene. Sheau Fung has worked with Chee Sek Thim on a solo performance A Modern Woman Called Ang Tau Mui to celebrate the International World Women Day in 2011, and she was last seen onstage in Sandpit in 2012, directed by Chee Sek Thim.
Nur Hilyati Ramli is a Production Manager / Academy Facilitator at Performing Arts Centre of Penang, currently pursuing a Masters degree at University Sains Malaysia on Aborigine ritual performance. Since 2004 she has been involved in every aspects of the performing arts such as acting, directing, dancing, stage management, lecturing and art research. She has been a volunteer in children’s workshop performances and children’s performing arts classes in Penang, under the Ombak-Ombak ARTStudio, Anak-Anak Kota and Performing Art Centre of Penang (penangpac) since 2010.
Lim Sheh Torng is a graphic designer, dancer and actress. She also teaches physical movement. Her foray into theatre began when she was selected as one of the 10 finalists of Digi Celebriteens Award in 2006. Since then, she has participated in several Chinese TV and theatre productions some of which include Yes, Sir!, Ah Fu and Virginal Warrior. She was awarded the best actress for theatre in Short + Sweet Malaysia 2012 –a short play festival that showcases aspiring talent. She also directed a play in Mandarin titled Eighteen of the 13. Her most recent appearance this year was with Noise Performance House, a Penang based Chinese Theatre Group.
Lighting Designer Teo Kuang Han
Costume Design Sam Chan