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Performing Arts thrive at XCL World Academy (XWA). Guided by a talented and creative faculty of experienced teachers, our students are taught foundational skills in theatre while also being challenged to explore their own artistic vision.

Theatre has the unique ability to help students develop confidence and public speaking skills, which help to unlock their full potential and significantly impact all aspects of their lives.

XWA’s Theatre Programme hones a child’s basic performing arts and creative dramatics skills. The programme stimulates young imaginations and provides students with a wealth of skills that are transferable to other subjects and areas beyond school.

Sustainable approach

We’re also mindful of taking a sustainable approach with our set, props and costume design by reusing and repurposing stock from past theatre productions. We’ve been surprised by how successfully we’ve been able to reinvent and redesign so many pieces.

For me, this is a “labour of love” and I’m so pleased to be able to share just a glimpse of the magic I get to witness every day surrounded by such formidable young people; the leaders, designers, innovators, artists, and creators of the future.

Through our Theatre Programme, we witness the growth and development of our students, from their self-esteem levels and public speaking skills to their ability to express themselves.

If you’re searching for an international school for your child where they can blossom and develop their unique creative aspirations, look no further. XCL World Academy may be just what you’re looking for.

Full scale production

Every year, XWA stages a full-scale theatrical production that emphasises the importance of working both individually and collaboratively as an ensemble. It gives students the opportunity as creators, designers, directors and performers, to engage actively in the creative process, transforming ideas into action as inquisitive and productive artists.

This year, with a cast and crew of approximately 80 students from Grades 6 – 12, and an audience of over 1,200 guests, we presented OLIVER! The Musical, by Lionel Bart. This is the sixth production I’ve directed at this school, and each year I continue to be awe-inspired. In particular, we chose to include opportunities for student agency on the design, leadership, and production team with Grade 12 Theatre students stepping into roles such as Cast Manager, Stage Manager, and Dance Captains, amongst others.

Mandi Manson is the Secondary Years Theatre Production Director, Head of The Arts, DP & MYP Theatre Teacher. To find out more contact XCL World Academy, 2 Yishun Street 42, 768039. Tel: (65) 6230 4230