The Fellowship Programme [ APPLICATION CLOSED]


The Fellowship Programme is a leadership development programme for mid-career theatre practitioners, who may or may not have engaged with puppetry previously, but have a keen interest in deepening their understanding about the craft of puppetry.

The Fellow will be given a wholistic, hands-on experience within the annual programming of The Finger Players (TFP). They will be paid a project fee through various shadowing, facilitating, and assisting opportunities:

  • To attend TFP Masterclasses

  • To shadow a TFP Main Season Production

  • To assist in a TFP Community Production

  • To assist in various puppetry-related workshops

We respect every applicant’s respective creative desires, and are also open to sharing our programming with the selected applicant, to plot her/his Fellowship journey together.

2021 Fellowship Cycle
Period: 1 July 2021 – 30 June 2022
Fellow: Hairi Cromo
About Hairi

2020 Fellowship Cycle
Period: 1 April 2020 – 31 July 2021*
Fellow: Sindhura Kalidas
About Sindhura

*Fellowship extended due to Covid-19 Pandemic

If you are interested to learn more about our Fellows’ experiences in the programme, you can read their published entries under the Fellow Journals series, documenting their experience with TFP.

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