What to expect at SOTA’s Open House on Apr 1

The School of the Arts, Singapore’s 2023 open house will feature special workshops and performances by students and alumni.

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Published: 23 March 2023, 3:17 PM

The School of the Arts, Singapore (SOTA) is having its first physical open house after three years of virtual ones on Apr 1.

The one-day open house will run from 9am to 3pm and feature programmes led by the school’s students, staff and alumni.

Prospective students who wish to pursue an education or future career in the arts are free to enter the campus and learn more about what SOTA offers in both curriculum and student life.

Here are some things you can look forward to at the SOTA Open House 2023:

Curriculum talks and exhibitions

Visitors may attend talks by SOTA’s school leaders about its six-year integrated arts and academic curriculum, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma and admission requirements.

The talks will be held at 9.30am and 11am at the level two concert hall.

Those looking for more information on student life and the school’s application process can also speak to staff and students at the curriculum exhibition at the level six multi-purpose hall.

Several academic booths will showcase students’ artistic works at the exhibition.

Campus tours, workshops and art curriculum showcases

For a more detailed look at the school’s facilities, visitors can sign up for tours led by student ambassadors who will share their personal experiences studying at SOTA.

Visitors can sign up for the campus tours at booths located on level two and five of the school building. The tours depart every half hour, and will cover the various studios and theatres across the campus.

There are also student and alumni-led art showcases, workshops and arts curriculum sharing sessions at various locations. Visitors can get hands-on experience of the school’s specialisations in dance, film, literary arts, music, theatre, and visual arts.

These include the open class with Year 1 theatre students at the level three Studio Theatre where participants can see what goes on during lessons on various theatre traditions, forms, and conventions.

They can also enter the Drama Theatre for a showcase of the various dance styles taught in SOTA’s dance specialisation, where students will both groove and share key features of their curriculum.

Further details about the open house and its full list of art showcases, workshops and sharing sessions can be found on SOTA’s website.

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