Spotlights artists of diverse ethnicities


Teater Ekamatra creates shows that act as vehicles for entertainment, education, tolerance and social change. The theater constantly reassess its role in society with high-quality productions, that are suitable for all ages, entertain and educate at the same time.

Teater Ekamatra is an established and exciting Singaporean arts company that spotlights artists of diverse ethnicities.

Helmed by award-winning director and performer Mohd Fared Jainal, we are living out our vision of being at the heart of theatre, by staging daring works that address socio-political issues.

Teater Ekamatra has been commissioned by notable international arts festivals and has also won numerous accolades, especially at Singapore’s highest platform for excellence in theatre, the Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards, where our trophies have included Best Original Script several times.

Guided by our values of diversity, inclusivity, integrity, accountability, and people-centredness, Teater Ekamatra is committed to our mission of creating engaging art that inspires, as well as incubating emerging talents, and expanding diversity within the industry.

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Teater Ekamatra Ltd


Teater Ekamatra’s quick history guide!

Ekamatra stands for One Vision in Sanskrit.


Year founded

Teater Ekamatra was started in 1988 by Lut Ali and Ruby Lazim to develop contemporary experimental Malay theatre.


First Malay theatre group to be awarded a one-year grant

In 1999, Teater Ekamatra became the first Malay theatre group to be awarded a one-year grant by the Singapore National Arts Council (NAC).

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A common scene of vibrant discussion at their Aliwal's studio.

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