Buds Theatre was conceived in 2007 as a non-profit group with the aim of providing a platform for young theatre graduates to practice their craft and refine their skills.
To offer global perspective.
To establish a community of socially conscious artists across Asia.
To stage professional work by youth for youth across the region.
To address issues current and pertinent to modern society.
To be the change.
People Behind Buds
Claire Devine qualified from the prestigious Guildford School of Acting UK. in 1990. Residing in Singapore for over twenty years, Claire has carved a named for herself in theatre, theatre education and as a specialist of corporate communication.
Recent theatre credits include: Community project Going Local 1-3, Singapore Memory Project (2015), Pigeons (2015) Its’ a Fathers Day (2016), Don’t Kancheong Kiasi & Kiasu (2017), MBS Musical Theatre Revue (2017) for Buds Theatre. spell#7 National Language Class Installation (2015), National Language Class (2016). Commissioned by the National Gallery Singapore, for their inaugural opening. Artistic Director of Arts Programme, Play Me I’m Yours, Singapore (2016/7). Artistic Director of Asian Youth Theatre Festival, Singapore (2017/18).
As a Corporate Trainer, Claire has worked with multiple organisations including The Law Society, Singapore Actuarial Society, TSMP Law Firm, Apple Sg, Crimson Logic, UBS and as key facilitator for the HEADSS-UP Training programme for KK Women and Children’s Hospital. A first-choice facilitator where personal impact is a key requirement. Her workshops are filled with energy and insight.
Consultant and creator of the voice production and studies elective at NTU, for the past seventeen years for the Visual & Performing Arts Department at NIE.
Published by Greenwich University Press in 2007, by Kanes Rajah PhD: Chapter 2 Stagecraft – The Key to Effective Communication, Presentation and Public Speaking.