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Holding On and Letting Go: Navigating and Speculating a Collective Path through Bangsawan Gemala Malam - Part 1

Bangsawan Gemala Malam can be described as crossing the worlds of Bangsawan and Shakespeare; the ‘traditional’ and the ‘contemporary’; and between the individual and the company/state/country. In Holding On and Letting Go, the featured artists share their personal and research journeys for the work, and reflect on what they each hold dear in this production that is the culminated effort of many.


  • Aidli Mosbit | Director
  • Mohd Fared Jainal | Dramaturg and Production Designer / Artistic Director, Teater Ekamatra
  • Safuan Johari | Composer and Sound Designer

Moderated by Chong Gua Khee