Despite having stage fright in his stage debut in Primary 3, Koh Boon Pin went on to conquer his fears in his adulthood, captivating audiences in Metamorphosis (TheatreWorks, 1989), The Dance and The Railroad (TheatreWorks, 1990), Fried Rice Paradise (TheatreWorks, 1991), Private Parts (TheatreWorks, 1992), Six of the Best (TheatreWorks, 1996), The First Emperor’s Last Days (TheatreWorks, 1998), The Magic Fundoshi (Wild Rice, 2006), Diaspora (TheatreWorks, 2006 and 2009).

An award-winning writer, he has been commissioned this year to capture diverse aspects of the Singapore Armed Forces for SG50.

Directorially, he has been assistant director in Carmen (Lyric Theatre, 1990) and helmed Army Daze (TheatreWorks, 1990).

Most recently seen in Eric Khoo’s Wanton Mee, he will be part of an international cast in Eric’s upcoming In The Room and Boo Junfeng’s Apprentice.


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