Tiann Nerng Chong

Tiann Nerng Chong

        25 year old Kuala Lumpur native Tiann Nerng Chong grew up on a steady diet of Disney animated musicals and classic movie musicals such as The Sound of Music and My Fair Lady. His first introduction to ‘proper’ musical theatre was a rendition of Seasons of Love from American Idol - and a journey down the rabbit hole of theatre (through the internet) began. Since then, he has tried to enjoy as many local / regional theatre offerings as possible, while keeping up with the Western theatre world through sites such as Broadwayworld. Interests include reading (esp. fantasy, LGBT themed novels and fanfiction), banging away on the piano, singing (mostly off key), cast recordings, video games and writing. Guilty pleasures: melodramatic sung through mega-musicals (i.e. Lloyd Webber; Boublil and Schöenberg), fluff pieces (i.e. Legally Blonde) and heavy-handed morality dramas (i.e. An Inspector’s Call). Shows utter disdain for blackface / yellowface, stuntcasting of ill-fitted performers, and to paraphrase Goldie Hawn from Death Becomes Her, “bad acting”.



Hugh Panaro Prepares for GPAC ReturnHugh Panaro Prepares for GPAC Return
April 3, 2017

Hugh Panaro prepared his first two-act solo concert with care a year ago when he made his first appearance in Garner's Broadway Voices.

BWW Interview: Sharda Harrison, Founder of Pink Gajah Theatre, SingaporeBWW Interview: Sharda Harrison, Founder of Pink Gajah Theatre, Singapore
March 30, 2017

Miss Sharda Harrison is a local theatre performer and arts educator in Singapore. She graduated with a B.A (Hons) in Acting from Lasalle College of the Arts in 2009. Since then she has performed in a spectrum of theatre shows in Singapore as well as internationally. Sharda founded Pink Gajah Theatre in 2013. She uses Pink Gajah as a platform to showcase arts focused on social and environmental activism. In addition, she also runs an education wing which focuses on bringing movement, drama and balance to children, teenagers and adults. Miss Harrison's latest work, Temuan, a one woman piece starring herself, recently premiered at the prestigious Perth Fringe Festival in January 2017.