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What does Drama Box do?

Drama Box is a Singapore-based charity and socially-engaged theatre company, established in 1990. Their mission is to create thought-provoking theatre with broad social reach through deep and intimate engagement. They focus on marginalized narratives and encourage communal contemplation of complex issues, fostering a deeper understanding of Singapore's culture, history, and identity. As an Institution of Public Character (IPC) registered in Singapore, Drama Box is supported by the National Arts Council under the Major Company Scheme. They also accept various donations such as cash, cheques, bequests, and GIRO payments for those who wish to contribute to their cause.




kwek jim see, kok heng leun, loo ngee hui, koh hui ling (xu huiling), leong thim wai, lee shyh jih, danny yeo chin wei




  • Donations are tax-deductible
  • Registered Charity
  • Established since 2006
  • Published yearly Annual Reports

Society Impact

  • Raising awareness about marginalized narratives and complex issues through thought-provoking performances.
  • Encouraging dialogue and reflection among audiences to foster deeper understanding of Singapore's culture, history, and identity.
  • Providing a platform for communal contemplation of social and political conditions in the country.
  • Actively engaging audience members as "Spect-Actors" or "Creators", promoting active participation in their works.
  • Supporting local artists by providing them with opportunities to showcase their talents and contribute to socially relevant productions.
  • Contributing to the development of Singapore's arts scene through its innovative approach to theatre and social engagement.
  • Collaborating with various organizations, both locally

Donation Income

Program Expense Ratio

This is the percentage of the charity's total expenses that are spent on its core programs. A higher percentage suggests that more money is going directly to the cause, rather than being spent on administrative or fundraising expenses.