Ivan Lim

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I am an actor with a BA (Hons) in Acting from the University of Essex. I fell in love with the stage at the age of 9 when my grandmother brought me to watch the Opera "白蛇传". Despite objection, I went and enrolled in the Theatre Diploma Programme in Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA). I have great interest in voice characters where I constantly try to seek to find a new voice to add to my repertoire. I also have keen interest in photography.

During my NAFA days, I have had an opportunity to work with China's national first class scriptwriter Yue Mei Qin. In his play "The Returning Lady", I started out as the prop assistant but was later scouted by Yue Mei Qin to play the Delivery guy. My diploma graduation piece "Beautiful Country" directed by Robin Payne brought my skills to the next level by challenging my versatility with multiple roles. Since graduation, my lecturer Benjamin Ho has given me many opportunities to hone my skills as a puppeteer.

I made his  Mandarin musical debut in Papermonkey's "花田错" with the use of specially crafted puppets. My recent performances include “Mama Looking for Her Cat” by Papermonkey, "People” directed by Jonathan Lum and "Billie and the Big Book" directed by Ghazali Muzair.

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