Michael Cheng

Freelance Drama Practitioner in Singapore

"honouring individual voices. building community, one story at a time."

Michael is an applied drama practitioner, with a fervent belief in the power of theatre for empowerment, social change and personal development.

An experienced facilitator and artist-educator, he has worked with diverse populations such as young children, people with special needs, married couples, people with HIV, and people-at-risk.

He is the Artistic Director of Tapestry Playback Theatre, a theatre company that uses Playback Theatre as a transformational tool in community.

He currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Centre for Playback Theatre (New York). He is an Accredited Playback Theatre Trainer (APTT), and is a Practitioner member of the International Playback Theatre Network (ITPN).

  • Work
    • Freelance Drama Practitioner
  • Education
    • Centre for Playback Theatre
    • National Institute of Education - Nanyang Technological University
    • National University of Singapore
    • Nanyang Junior College
    • Raffles Institution