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Darryl Lim of Split Theatre - Giving People a Voice in Singapore and How to Thrive in the Arts - Entrepreneur Podcast

Darryl Lim of Split Theatre - Business over Drinks
Darryl Lim

Darryl is the Founder and Artistic Director of Split Theatre

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WE SPEAK TO: Darryl Lim

A performer, deviser, playwright and researcher. In 2016, he founded Split Theatre, a Singapore theatrical production house that focuses on developing stories from the personal experiences of its actors, with an emphasis on creating original, process-driven and ensemble-focused works. 

He is hosting the “Don’t Cancer Me Can” production will run from 18 – 21 December at The Arts House (2pm and 8pm shows for 18th – 19th, and 8pm shows for 20th – 21st), with ticket prices going for S$35.00 each. Tickets  here: 

He is also hosting a 10-week Work On The Self Program.



  • Why and how he started Split Theatre
  • How Split Theatre is giving the people of Singapore “a voice”
  • The “you matter’ philosophy
  • How participating in Split Theatre works
  • David’s fascination with Leonardo DiCaprio
  • The teaching style of Jerzy Grotowski
  • Split Theatre’s 10-Week Work On Self program
  • Jokes about MLM (Multi Level Marketing)
  • How Split Theatre markets itself
  • Darryl’s experience with lymphoma
  • Using theatre to discover who we are and accepting other people


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