Our Team

Board of Directors

  • C.S. Chang
  • Dr Juliana Lim (Hon)
  • Luke Kwek
  • Tan Beng Tian (Co-Founder)

Co-Artistic Directors

Project Manager

Tan Xiang Yi

Associate Lighting Designer

Lim Woan Wen

Associate Sound Artist & Music Composer

Darren Ng

Associate Costume Designer

Max Tan

The Finger Players Fellow (2021/2022)

Hairi Cromo

The Finger Players Maker (2021/2022)

Loo An Ni

The Production Bridging Initiative (PBI)

Cycle #1
1 December 2021 – 31 May 2022
Selected Mentee: Merissa Tang

Company Secretary

Tricor Evatthouse Corporate Services

Accountants

Daisy Accountants

Auditor

Verity Partners

Ellison Tan Yuyang

Co-Artistic Director / Core Team Member

Ellison is a Singaporean-Chinese performer, playwright and educator. She is the Co-Artistic Director and Core Team Member of The Finger Players. She is also a Co-Founder of The Wanderlings – the first Singaporean collective to create baby theatre.

Ellison’s background is in puppetry, playwriting, the Suzuki Method of Actor Training and Viewpoints. She was conferred the National Arts Council Arts Scholarship in 2020 to pursue a Masters in Theatre for Young Audience.

Myra Loke

Co-Artistic Director / Core Team Member

Myra Loke is a puppeteer, actor, educator, designer and theatre-maker. She started her journey in Singapore’s theatre 13 years ago when she co-created and participated in ARTivate (Pioneer Batch), a youth wing of Drama Box Ltd.

Now, Myra is the Co-Artistic Director and a member of the core team of The Finger Players. She has since directed and led productions such as Little Mournings (as part of The Maker’s Project 2020) and Peepbird.

Myra continues to contribute as a performer and puppet designer and maker. She has performed, designed and made puppets for productions such as OIWA – The Ghost of Yotsuya (Singapore International Festival of Arts 2021),  Framed, By Adolf, The Spirits PlayITSY- The Musical, The Flying Dutchman, Turn by Turn We Turn and several others. 

In 2017, Myra co-created “You Can Reach The Sky”, Singapore’s first immersive theatrical experience for babies. In 2018, Myra co-founded an arts collective, The Wanderlings, where she continues her work in engaging young people and people with special needs. 

Chong Tze Chien

Core Team Member

Tze Chien is a core member of The Finger Players and an award winning playwright/director. For his contributions to Singapore Theatre, he was awarded the Young Artist Award by Singapore’s National Arts Council in 2006.

On the national level, Tze Chien was the Creative Director of Singapore Pools’ float and performance in Chingay 2007 and 2008, Co-conceptualist and Writer for NDP 2016, Creative Director of Island Adventures for National Museum of Singapore’s Children’s Season 2012, Artistic Director of The Arts House’s 10th Anniversary in 2014, and the Co-curator of The Studios: Fifty, a festival of 50 iconic Singapore Plays presented by the Esplanade in 2015.

As an arts educator, Tze Chien has been conducting workshops and masterclasses for tertiary institutions and schools in Singapore since 2001. He has taught in NUS, Lasalle College of the Arts and NTU/NIE to name a few. He was a Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) Arts Presentation (Drama) Adjudicator for five years, and the Creative Director of SYF Concert 2019. He currently sits on the Curriculum Development Assessment Committee in Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.

Daniel Sim

Core Team Member

Daniel is interested in objects in performance and the potential of their material and theatrical presence. He has designed, coordinated and/or made puppets, props and gadgets for shows such as Oiwa – The Ghost of Yotsuya(2021), The Son (2020), Urinetown The Musical (2019), The Great Wall: One Woman’s Journey (2017), and ITSY – The Musical (2017). He also builds and has helped to create spaces for shows like Love is the Last Thing On My Mind (2020), Flowers (2019), Both Sides, Now: Closer (2018), and MISSING (2018). 

Daniel is a member of The Finger Players Core Team. He helms The Maker’s Lab, a programme that focuses on research and development of puppet design and making. 

Daniel is a co-founder of Prop-erly, where he fabricates puppets, props and other performance objects. He is also a co-founder of local Facebook group, We.Make.Performance.Objects.

Lam Dan Fong

Core Team Member

Dan Fong recently co-founded The Props Collective and The Backstage Affair with like-minded individuals as she believes in the power and impact of art and is invested in finding solutions to making art more socially and economically sustainable. 

She was part of the pioneer batch of ARTivate, the youth wing of Drama Box Ltd and has extensive experience in production management with many local theatre companies. Her education in Accountancy has definitely given her an edge in her career. She is a member of The Finger Players Core Team.

Oliver Chong

Core Team Member

The most recent winner of Best Actor at The Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards 2020 for A Fiend’s Diary, Oliver Chong is a multi-award-winning and published playwright, director, actor and designer. Some of his memorable works include A Fiend’s DiaryRootsI’m Just A Piano TeacherCat, Lost & FoundThe Book of Living and DyingCitizen Pig and Citizen Dog. His numerous nominations at The Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards include Production of the Year and Best Director for I’m Just a Piano Teacher, Production of the Year for Off Centre, Best Director and Best Script for Citizen Pig, Best Actor for RootsInvisibility/Breathing and Art, Best Supporting Actor for Itsy, the musicalFlare, Best Ensemble for SenangShit HoleFirst FamilyRashomon, and A Cage Goes in Search of a Bird respectively, and Best Set Design for TwistedCitizen Dog and A Fiend’s Diary.

Oliver was the Resident Director of THE FINGER PLAYERS (2004 – 2018), currently the core member of the company and also the founding member of A GROUP OF PEOPLE (2008 – 2012). He is the founder and Artistic Director of ODDCROP Productions (2019 – present). His published works include RootsThe Book of Living and DyingI’m Just A Piano Teacher and Cat, Lost & Found.

Ong Kian Sin

Core Team Member / Co-Founder

Kian Sin is co-founder of The Finger Players. He often designs and constructs puppets. His puppet creations were seen in Furthest North, Deepest South, First Family, Wong Kar Wai Dreams, Twisted, Flare and suitCASES. In 2007, he staged 0501, a site-specific production that won two technical awards (Set and Sound Design) at the 8th Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards, as well as a President’s Design Award. His subsequent directorial works include Let Dreams Fly, Twisted, Whispers (Huayi Festival) and The Musical Canvas (Ding Yi/Esplanade FYI). Some performing credits include: The Book of Living and Dying, Turn by Turn We Turn, Senang (Drama Box) and One Metre Square: Voices from Sungei Road (Wild Rice).