As you close your eyes to go to sleep after a bedtime story, have you ever wondered if there were stories that didn't have a happy ever after? Perhaps stories that warns you of the ordeal you would face should you succumb to your vices.
Come spend a night with us as we tell you these stories that revolve around the darker side of Malay legends and folktales;
Santau refers to the art of poisoning one's enemies through the use of the wind and Djinns.
Saka refers to the unholy beings that are kept by a person to gain wealth and strength.
Susuk is the practice of inserting charmed needles into one's face so as to remain beautiful.
Seru refers to the art of summoning beings from the other dimension.
Performed in English with some Malay, these stories, inspired by true incidents, will make you question the existence of the supernatural.
In 2007, Adi received a Best New Talent nomination for his role in 4 seconds, directed by the late Christina Sergeant during the inaugural Short and Sweet Festival held here. Smoke, another piece that he acted in during the festival also won Viewers' Choice Award.
In 2008, Adi received a Best Actor nomination for his role in Menara Panjang Umur, a bilingual production staged during the 24 hour theatre project, organised by Masakini Theatre in Istana Budaya, Kuala Lumpur.
In 2014 and 2015, Adi challenged himself by producing and directing his very own full-length theatrical production titled Tanggang: The Unfilial Son and #BPBM under his own company, A.D.I Concept.
He was also previously seen in Sonnets for An Old Century and Swordfish + Concubine: The Fall of Singapura.
Elizabeth has been honing her theatre craft since 2004 acting and explored working backstage as a crew, assistant stage manager and stage manager for various school shows and productions. This has brought her work overseas to Malaysia, Thailand, China, Japan, Korea and USA.
Trained under DramaPlus Art's Youtheatre(2002-2004) and Wild Rice's Young &W!ld (2nd cohort). On top of pursuing theatre, she has a Bachelor in Communications (Mass Communication).
Elizabeth performs in numerous school shows, interactive, physical and forum theatre productions with various companies. Acting credits include Tick, Tack, Tock, Badang and Swordfish: Treasury of Singapore Tales (ACT 3 Theatrics), Family, Unlike Some People and Swordfish + Concubine: The Fall of Singapura (Young & Wild), Equus, Purple (Toy Factory) and Elves and the Shoemaker, The Little Red Hen, Aesop Fables, The Enormous Turnip (I Theatre), Replay Dance Edit (Theatreworks), Geylang (Wild Rice).
Faizal is no stranger to the arts scene. As one of the founding members of Yellow Chair Production, he has appeared in numerous shows staged by Yellow Chair Productions.
He is also using his expertise in graphic/web design as well as videography and film editing to create A.D.I Concept's publicity materials, i.e. posters and trailers. This year, you can also expect him to unleash his other talent- Dance!
His other acting credits include Tanggang: The Unfilial Son and #BPBM