photo by Mark Benedict Cheong
Shai is a creative producer and arts educator based in Singapore. He is the Artistic Director of producing company, Bahri & Co and the former Joint Artistic Director of Bhumi Collective. He is also an Organising Member of Producers SG and an adjunct lecturer on the BA Arts Management course at LASALLE College of the Arts.
He enjoys working with artists who make art collaboratively across mediums, with a view towards transnational collaborations that break borders and barriers in art making. He believes in arts education and provides mentoring and development opportunities for emerging arts producers.
Shai is an alumnus of the MA in Creative Producing course at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and was also a TEDx speaker at TEDxRoyalCentralSchool having spoken about "Diversifying, Diversity: Tomorrow’s Theatre Today". He has produced work in Singapore, Malaysia and the UK and is currently developing new projects with Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan and South Korea. Shai is also currently an ISPA Singapore Fellow from 2021-2023
Diyanah is a graduate of the Bachelor of Arts Management (Honours) programme at LASALLE College of the Arts. During her time in LASALLE, she was part of the team that organized LASALLE’s weekly Lunchtime concerts. She has been actively involved in various festivals such as Poetry Festival Singapore and the Singapore International Festival of Music. For Bhumi Collective, she has worked on projects like Charlie and Every Brilliant Thing and has also worked on the Singapore run of Ramesh Meyappan's Off Kilter.