Dato’ Dr Faridah Merican, Executive Producer & Co-Founder

Known as the First Lady of Malaysian Theatre, Faridah’s early acting credits include such plays as ‘Lela Mayang’, ‘Tok Perak’, ‘Uda dan Dara’ and ‘Alang Rentak Seribu’, works that defined the Malaysian theatre in the 60s and 70s, and determined the direction that theatre would take in the next few decades.

In the early 60s, she joined Radio and TV Malaysia. Simultaneously, she was involved in the formative years of Malaysian Advertising, and served on the Board of Ogilvy & Mather for several years. She also sits on the board of several other institutions.

In 1989, Faridah co-founded The Actors Studio with her husband Joe Hasham OAM. In June of 2003, floods destroyed the entire complex of The Actors Studio in Plaza Putra, Dataran Merdeka. Out of that devastation, Faridah’s ‘nothing is impossible’ attitude generated yet another ground-breaking event – the birth of The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre, set up by the YTL Group, Yayasan Budi Penyayang and The Actors Studio.

Over the years, Faridah has been awarded the Ahli Mangku Negara in 1973, the Darjah Johan Negeri in 2001, the Johan Setia Mahkota in 2004, the BOH Cameronian Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2005, Faridah was conferred the ‘Darjah Dato’ Paduka Tuanku Ja’afar by the Yang Di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan on the occasion of His Highness’ 83rd Birthday. The following year, she received an Honorary Master of Letters at University Sains Malaysia’s 35th Convocation. Finally in 2014, Faridah received the Outstanding Achievement award under the Arts, Culture and Entertainment category from the Inaugural Malaysian Women of Excellence Awards. In 2011, she co-founded the Performing Arts Centre of Penang (penangpac) which operated until 2022. 

She was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in the Arts by Taylor’s University in 2018. Faridah is currently the Adjunct Professor & Programme Development Director of TUTAS, Malaysia’s first performing arts conservatory degree programme by The Actors Studio and Taylor’s University.


Joe Hasham OAM, Artistic Director & Co-Founder

Joe was born in Tripoli, Lebanon, did his schooling in Sydney, Australia, moved to Malaysia in 1984 and is now a proud permanent resident of his adopted country. Joe is Artistic Director of The Actors Studio, which he set up with his wife Faridah in 1989, and also Artistic Director of The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac). In 2011, he co-founded the Performing Arts Centre of Penang (penangpac) which operated until 2022. Joe is a graduate of NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art) at the University of NSW, Sydney, Australia. Before he made the decision to come to Malaysia, he was one of the most sought after actors in Australia. Joe is a multi award winning film director, actor, writer and recording artist.

Joe was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), within the Australian Honours System “For Service to the performing arts through The Actors Studio (Malaysia) and The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre; and, as an actor, writer, producer and director”. Joe is currently the Adjunct Professor & Programme Artistic Director of TUTAS, Malaysia’s first performing arts conservatory degree programme by The Actors Studio and Taylor’s University.


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Christopher Ling, Associate Artistic Director

Christopher Ling is Associate Artistic Director of The Actors Studio (Malaysia). His work as a director and production designer of plays, operas and musicals has been seen in Malaysia, Singapore and London, UK.

As co-founder and artistic director of theatrethreesixty, his theatre credits include: Angels in America, Every Brilliant Thing, Wangi Jadi Saksi, 24 Jam Dalam 37 Tahun. Musical credits include: The Edge, Lost/Found, Follow The Light. For Kuala Lumpur City Opera, credits include: L’Elisir D’Amore, Amahl and the Night Visitors, La Boheme, Hansel and Gretel, La Traviata.

He is a multiple BOH Cameronian Arts Award recipient for Best Direction in the Theatre category in 2023 as well as the Musical Theatre category in 2012. He also received the Anugerah Seni Negara (National Arts Awards) Young Talent Award for Theatre Directing in 2009.

Christopher trained in Drama and Theatre Arts at Middlesex University, UK and with the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. To date, he has taught at ASWARA (National Arts Academy), UNIMAS Sarawak, Nilai University, Perdana University and Methodist College Kuala Lumpur.


Mark Beau de Silva, Senior Lecturer, Director and Writer

Mark’s first play Stories for Amah was directed in 2002 by Joe Hasham and garnered five Cameronian Arts Awards nominations including Best Original Script. Since then, Mark has written and directed many other plays namely 8 Ways to Lighten the Schoolbag, Oh My God, Bottom Top, Kaki Blue the Musical, Adam the Musical, and Big Head Potato Head which won 3 awards in the 2010 ADA Theatre Awards.

In 2009, Mark spent 3 months working with South Korean company Nottle Theatre on a devised piece, and staged his first play in Singapore; Mama’s Wedding with Action Theatre. In 2011, Mark won Best Director for the Short and Sweet Theatre Festival, and in 2013, the musical that he wrote Marrying Me won Audience Choice Award at the 2013 Cameronian Arts Awards. Mark won Best Director for the Short and Sweet Festival 2014 for Theatre Category and co-directed the musical Zak Zebra’s African Safari for children. In 2016 he co devised Still Taming with Ho Lee Ching, which toured Singapore and Russia.

Mark has been teaching in the performing arts since 2004. He was teaching in the performing arts programme in Sekolah Sri KDU until joining The Actors Studio Academy as facilitator and syllabus developer. Mark has conducted workshops for NGOs (drama therapy), teachers’ training institutions (drama as a tool for language learning), primary and secondary schools (private and public) and corporate training for various companies. His latest play Sisa Sisa received 7 nominations in the 2016 Cameronian Arts Awards. He recently completed his Masters in Performing Arts.

A Master’s of Performing Arts holder and recipient of The Edge Young Leaders Award 2019, Mark has almost two decades of experience teaching English and Drama. A Senior Lecturer of TUTAS Conservatory’s Bachelor of Performing Arts programme set up by Taylor’s University & The Actors Studio (Malaysia), Mark is currently a PhD candidate at UNIMAS.


Zhafir Muzani, Resident Choreographer & Actor

Mohd Zhafir Muzani bin Mohamad, who goes by the stage name of Zhafir Muzani, was born in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, and grew up in Lahad Datu, Sabah. He is now residing in Kuala Lumpur. Zhafir is an art activist who has always wanted to explore the world of acting and dance. He started off as a freelance dancer and made his debut as a TV actor in an educational sitcom ‘Oh My English!’ while pursuing his passion in dance.

He graduated with a Diploma in Film and Degree in Theatre from UiTM. He has joined many competitions such as SHORT+SWEET Dance at klpac under Khairul Azhar since 2013 and won ‘Best Male Dancer’ two years in a row (2016 & 2017). Besides that, he won the World Championship of Performing Arts (2011) in Los Angeles, USA, and also won in a few categories in dance and acting. Upon graduation, he has choreographed various dance works for UiTM events such as the opening for Malam Karyaone Awards (2017) and Dhendham Tresno Musical (2018). He loves Javanese and Balinese dance and has travelled to Jogjakarta, Indonesia, to learn both art forms. He tries to spread the beauty of Indonesian dance in Malaysia whenever he can. Now he serves as an in-house Resident Choreographer and Actor with The Actors Studio.

His theatre credits include Oedipus (2010), Muzikal Destini Anak Bangsa (2013), Kampung Kemenyan (2014), Rasuk (2015), Buy 1 Free 1 (2015), Nawaitu (2017), Men In Heels (2018), Bollywood Dreams (2021). He directed the plays Dang Sri (2015) and Mere Behen Ki Shaadi Musical (2016) and his recent dance production is pragina : EMOSI (2021).


Lee Kok Leong, Resident Conductor & Music Director, The klpac Orchestra

Kok Leong has over two decades of experience in the local orchestral scene as a violist, conductor and music educator. 

As an in-demand violist, he has performed at the  Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra’s Inaugural Concert in 2007 as well as with the Friends of Strings Chamber, National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), Galaxy Chamber Orchestra, The klpac Orchestra, Penang Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), Kuala Lumpur City Hall Orchestra, RTM Orchestra as well as, more recently, with Malaysia’s first baroque music ensemble, Wicked Music People

In 2005, he debuted as a conductor with the Galaxy Orchestra and went on to become its Resident Conductor from 2007 to 2011. From 2010 onwards, he was mentored by the late Brian Tan, The klpac Orchestra’s Founder, and later received conducting masterclasses from renowned pianist and conductor Elaine Pao. In 2015, Kok Leong shouldered the responsibility to carry on the legacy and vision of his mentor and assumed the role of Resident Conductor & Music Director of The klpac Orchestra.  

Outside of klpac, he also lends his conducting expertise and has participated as a conductor in the  Klang Music Festival, the biannual Soundbridge Contemporary Music Festival as well as productions such as Euphrasia The Musical which toured to Ipoh and Kota Kinabalu after its KL premiere. He has also been conducting the Friends of Strings Chamber Ensemble since 2014. 

A passionate music educator, Kok Leong founded Ottava Music in 2019. He has been leading the string ensembles at Chong Hwa Independent High School, Tsun Jin Independent High School and Pin Hwa Independent High School since 2021. Occasionally, he also adjudicates for music competitions such as the Pay Fong Middle School Western Instrument Competition (2023), He Yue International Arts Festival (2023), Red Sonate Fiesta International Arts Festival (2023) and MIA Young Musician Competition (2020).

In 2016, he was nominated for Best Music Direction / Conductor for “Symphonic Swing” at the BOH Cameronian Arts Awards. In 2007, he was awarded the Best Music Participant (Male) – Level II at the Kursus Jurulatih Seni Budaya Negara Zon Selatan and the Runner-Up for the Chamber Classical Music category, Malaysia Young Talent Music Competition.

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Cheryl Mah, Resident Conductor & Music Director, The klpac Symphonic Band

After graduating from the Elder Conservatorium of Music (Australia) with concurrent majors in Piano Performance and Music Education, Cheryl Mah completed a performance-based Master’s Degree in Conducting and Directorship from Salford University (England, UK) under the tutelage of Professor Dr. David King and the late Dr. Roy Newsome, specialising in Brass Band Conducting.

As an active active music educator, Cheryl regularly conducts the UCSI University Orchestra
(Malaysia). She has been the Resident Conductor and Music Director of the award-winning klpac Symphonic Band, which is part of The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac), since 2011.

Apart from directing various ensembles, Cheryl actively advocates for music education. Two education and outreach initiatives she has led recently were collaborative band programmes that involved young band musicians of diverse backgrounds, ethnicities and culture, local band directors, local community bands and a university. One of the projects was a 13-week Outreach Collaborative Programme entitled An Uncommon Journey which culminated in public performances in August 2022 at Pentas 1, klpac, hosted by klpac. The other was a one-day IMus Wind Orchestra Day – which featured a series of performance, masterclasses, workshops, and podium time, in October 2022 at the Recital Hall, hosted by Institute of Music, UCSI University.

Cheryl co-founded the Kuala Lumpur-based Birdian Saxophone Quartet in 2000 for which she also plays the baritone saxophone. The quartet initiated the “Chamber Wind Project” in 2012 which features distinguished chamber wind ensembles from the region. It has presented five editions since then, receiving significant recognition for promoting the growth of wind chamber playing to a wider community.

Cheryl is currently the Head of Diploma Programme at the Institute of Music, UCSI University.

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Andrea Sim, Resident Conductor & Music Director, The klpac String Orchestra

A well-rounded musician whose passion for music extends to its many disciplines, Andrea Sim has been the Music Director and Resident Conductor of The klpac String Orchestra since 2021 and was appointed conductor of the Bentley Music Academy Discovery Orchestra in 2024.

She has played as concertmaster for the Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (MPYO), UCSI University Orchestra, and The klpac Orchestra, and performed as a violinist with the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), Kamerata Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur City Opera Orchestra, Yin Qi Festival Orchestra, Selangor Symphony Orchestra, and the Vienna Young Artist Orchestra in Vienna. She has also been invited to perform as a violin soloist with The klpac Orchestra and MPYO.

Andrea believes that music should be shared and experienced by everyone – a belief that inspired the first String Orchestra Exchange Programme held in klpac in May 2023. Passionate about education, she has coached the National Symphony Orchestra’s (NSO) Genius Seni Muzik (GSM) violin section and the Galaxy Chamber Orchestra (GCO). Andrea has also been invited to give violin masterclasses for the GSM programme and the GCO, as well as orchestra masterclasses for the GCO. In May 2024, she was invited to adjudicate for the Perfect Tone Violin Competition in Medan, Indonesia. Andrea currently serves as an adjunct violin lecturer at UCSI University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Andrea studied violin performance in Vienna’s Prayner Konservatorium for two years with Anna Kandinskaya and Barbara Gorzynsky, and holds a Master of Music (Performance Studies) majoring in classical violin performance from UCSI University’s Institute of Music where she studied on a full scholarship. She graduated with first class honours also on a full scholarship from the same university with a Bachelor of Music (Hons) degree in classical violin performance under the tutelage of Ergys Koni. She is currently under the conducting mentorship of Lee Kok Leong.

An avid writer, Andrea has written articles for the Global Musicians League, and programme notes for recitals in Malaysia and abroad.

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Keith Toh, Resident Martial Arts Expert

Toh Wei Keith is from Kuala Terengganu and is a graduate of TUTAS. He is currently employed by The Actors Studio.

He has produced, choreographed and directed an original mini Bangsawan play entitled, “Tales of a Leatherback and The Three Warriors” for “5,4,3,2,1” Production Practicum.

He made his acting debut as Earl the Elder, a supporting character in “The Prophet” (2021), directed by Daniel Hussin, Charity Yong and Kristy Chee. He was last seen performing as Oliver, the cool, calm but annoying hippy in “Time, What is it?” originally written by Lindsay Price, directed by Nandagopall in “Kaleidoscope” (2022).

He has a background in martial arts and holds a Junior Black Belt, World Taekwondo
Federation (WTF) (2nd Poom). He was trained under Taekwondo Master, Mr. Yang Kong Lee, 6th Dan black belt, Terengganu Taekwondo Association in Kuala Terengganu for 8 years.

Theatre Management

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Ian Chow, Group General Manager

Ian is currently attached to The Actors Studio (Malaysia) and The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac) as its Group General Manager. He is also the Company Director of the Young Choral Academy as well as Board Member of The Actors Studio Foundation.

Since his foray into the arts in 2002, he has been involved in more than 100 local productions in various management and creative roles. This includes sitting in the director’s chair of a multitude of music productions, his forte, some of which were nominated and have won various Malaysian BOH Cameronian Arts Awards since 2014.

He lectures at TUTAS’ Bachelor of Performing Arts programme, jointly established by Taylor’s University and The Actors Studio, in production, stage management and theatre management. He is currently the Co-Festival Director of the Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival (YSDAF), Malaysia’s largest free-for-all arts festival.

When time calls for it, Ian has and will continue to work with various government agencies to play a role as one of the voices for change in the country’s art policies and development.


Lawrence Selvaraj, Assistant General Manager – Theatre & Technical Management

Lawrence joined klpac on 2 May 2005 as its Academy Admin Assistant. He then switched over to the Theatre Management team and slowly rose through the ranks from Coordinator to Supervisor and finally Assistant Theatre Manager before a year-long break to explore Australia and New Zealand. He returned as klpac’s Company Stage Manager / Assistant Technical Manager in 2014 and stage managed shows like Uda & Dara the Musical, Sinbad the Musical, Frankenstein in Love, Tunku! The Musical, Ismail! The Last Days, SHORT+SWEET Malaysia festival, just to name a few. Presently, Lawrence is klpac’s Assistant General Manager. The avid Star Wars fan has also explored all four corners and borders of Peninsular Malaysia using only old roads and off roads (no highways) with a 1981 Series III, Land Rover.

Muhammad Hazim bin Mansur, Assistant Manager (Front-of-House/Theatre) 

Hazim is an Aston University graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. He spent several years in the education industry as a therapist for individuals on the Autism spectrum, guiding them through their developmental journey. Hazim formed strong connections between his students, their families, and the people around them to ensure they have as fulfilling a life as possible. After this, he decided to pursue a career closer to his lifelong passion in the performing arts and joined klpac as a Front-of-House/Theatre Assistant Manager. Besides enjoying the arts as a fan, he also performs Improv Comedy in his spare time and is a gamer at heart.



Selwarajoo, Assistant Maintenance Manager

Selva graduated with a Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from FIT and joined the klpac family in 2011 as a Maintenance Officer. He has just been promoted to Maintenance Supervisor, overseeing the daily operations, upkeep and maintenance of the arts centre. His favourite saying? If you care for your machines then the machine will take care of you!


Mathanakumar Murthi, Assistant Technical Manager

Helmi Khairi, Senior Technician

Mohd Faridzuan Bin Abd Rahim @Wan, Senior Technician

Yogeshwaraan Shandre Sakran, Junior Technician

Production & Stage Management


Easee Gan, Assistant General Manager – Admin, Finance & Production

Easee Gan is a PhD candidate in Performing Arts at the Faculty of Creative Arts, Universiti Malaya. He graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Performing Arts (Drama) from Universiti Malaya, under the Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarship (BTAR) and is currently the Assistant General Manager (Production, Admin & Finance) of The Actors Studio (Malaysia) and The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac). He has been actively involved in producing a whole host of award-winning Malaysian theatre productions and festivals. He is the Co-Founder and Executive Producer of MUKA Space which has presented more than 30 productions that have won over 50 awards since 2013. Easee was nominated as Best Supporting Male Actor in the 9th ADA Award 2010 for his performance in Big Head and Potato Head, directed by Mark Beau de Silva. Besides his practice in theatre, his current research focuses on arts management and the development of Malaysian theatre. He is a co-producer of Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival and Advisor of Short+Sweet Malaysia. Furthermore, he is a co-founder of UNIMA Malaysia, Malaysian Puppetry Association (MPA), Performing Arts Malaysia Drama Archive (PAMDA), Dominant Music Studio and ACX Productions. Recent directing works include Journey, The Tempest, The Fisherman and His Soul, Fiery Family 2.0, Da Ji, Grandpa’s Papaya Tree, UDARA, Mr. Noisy, YOLO, The Guardian, The Story of Ah Loy and Cabaret Series: Golden Melody.


Hafiza Husna, Assistant Production Stage Manager

Hafiza Husna graduated with a Bachelor of Drama from Universiti Malaya. She has been actively involved in numerous productions, taking on various roles during her studies. As an actress, she was nominated for Best Actress in the 2022 Public University Consumer Theater Competition for her role as Norinah in Seratus Langkah Kehadapan (2022). Her passion for production management has grown steadily since taking on the roles of Stage Manager and Assistant Production Manager towards the end of her studies and internship period. Currently, she is expanding her involvement in productions as an Assistant Production Stage Manager at klpac.


Desmond Ngooi, Assistant Production Stage Manager

Desmond Ngooi’s journey in the performing arts began at a young age when he discovered his love for singing and music. He then joined the Penang Symphony Orchestra and Penang Jazz Society as the principal bassist/singer. Soon after, he realised his passion for the stage when he began working at the Penang Performing Arts Centre (penangpac). Despite not having a background in performing arts, he was determined to learn as much as he could in his time at penangpac from key industry performers and productions. Desmond’s dedication paid off when he landed his first role in a comedy production in 2020 called ‘Syiok Sendiri’ and since then has joined multiple productions such as ‘Twisted’ (2020), ‘Waiting for Godot’ (2022), ‘Vagina Monologues’ (2023), and ‘Malam Takdir’ by Sek Thim and Johan Othman in 2023. Desmond later joined the George Town Literary Festival as a Festival Coordinator/Project Executive and was further exposed to the intricacies of operating a festival. He continues to expand his knowledge and experience in the arts as part of klpac’s Production Team.

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Jech Wong, Assistant Production Stage Manager

Jech graduated with a Bachelor of Performing Arts degree from Shu-Te University (Taiwan) in 2019. A passionate creator, he released a single on Spotify titled “Disappeared” in 2020. In 2023, he started working as a music producer, creating around 30 songs within eight months. Besides turning clients’ stories into songs, he also composed 3 commercial advertisement songs. Creating music brings him immense joy and a sense of accomplishment. Due to his background in performing arts in Taiwan, he decided to return to theatre in 2024 as a member of klpac’s Production Team to continue contributing to the arts.

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Soo Choy Wah, Orchestra Manager

Soo graduated from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) with a Bachelor’s degree in Music. She had the opportunity to intern at klpac from July to August 2013 which ignited her interest towards performing arts management. She then joined klpac’s Production Team in November 2014 and stayed until December 2018 during which she handled many in-house and collaborative productions as well as assumed the role of orchestra manager. Since then, she has ventured into many different daytime jobs but this has never stopped her from continuing her role as the orchestra manager of The klpac Orchestra, The klpac String Orchestra and The klpac Symphonic Band due to her passion.



Ang Yue May, General Manager – Marketing Communications

Yue May started her career in the IT industry doing marketing communications. Two years later, she decided she wanted something different. She chanced upon an opening for a publicist at klpac and made the jump from IT to the arts. That was back in 2005. As klpac celebrates its anniversary each year, she is blessed to have the chance to continue to grow with the organisation and the team. Some of her fondest memories include kickstarting klpac’s very own Open Day and being on the organising committee of the Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival in 2014, 2016 and 2018. Currently, she heads the Marketing and Communications department and continues to enjoy working behind-the-scenes to further Joe and Faridah’s vision to develop the arts in Malaysia.

Joel Wong, Senior Art Director

Handles all the design and layout of printed materials (posters, leaflets) and static images for shows and the venue. If it’s presented by klpac or The Actors Studio, most likely it’s by him.

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Maggie Ong, Publicity and Marketing Manager

Maggie graduated with a Bachelor’s of Business (Accounting) degree from HELP University (Malaysia) in 2013. During her university years, she started volunteering for performing arts events and it was then that she discovered her passion for the performing arts. She then joined Damansara Performing Arts Centre (DPAC) in 2013 as a media and public relations officer. She has worked with DPAC extensively on all their major festivals and productions. Then, Maggie decided to broaden her horizon and stepped out as a project manager for Checkmate Creative from 2017 to 2018, to further explore the field of the performing arts. In 2019, she embarked on a new adventure and joined The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac) and is now its Publicity & Marketing Manager.

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Wong Karyee, Publicist

Karyee graduated with a Bachelor’s in Visual Communication Design from Kunshan University (Taiwan) and began her career in a BPO company as a customer relations specialist. Karyee has always had a strong passion for arts and music, which she seeks to share with the world, firmly believing in the universal appeal of art. With her passion for the arts deep in her heart, Karyee has now embarked on a new journey as klpac’s publicist.

Jennifer Patsy, Assistant Box Office Supervisor

Vaideggy, Assistant Box Office Supervisor


Balu, Security Manager

Mahen, Assistant Security Manager

Chandran, Senior Security Officer

Uncle Bala – Security Officer

Rajan, Security Officer

Ram Shah Osali – Security Officer

TAS Academy

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Kimmy Kiew, Head of Academy

A theatre graduate from the Malaysian Institute of Arts, Kimmy has more than 20 years of experience in the arts having worked as a front-of-house supervisor, publicist, producer, educator, actor and director.

She was a Publicist and Associate Producer with Gardner & Wife Theatre Company before joining klpac as Director in-Residence from 2010 to 2012. She has participated in the ASEAN-Japan Exchange (2003) in Tokyo, CPI (2007) in Seoul and Tamsui Arts Carnival 2010 in Taiwan. Kimmy’s production of “The Bear” (2003) won Best Production at the 2nd ADA Awards and she was named Best Actress at the BMW Shorties Awards 2008. 

A mother to a ten year old, she has shifted her focus to arts education in the past decade. She has been a speech and drama facilitator at The Actors Studio Academy @ klpac, Never-ending Story Education, Earth Tone Dance Academy and several other kindergartens. In 2018, Kimmy directed “Journey of a Baby Butterfly”, the very first baby theatre in Malaysia produced by Hong Jie Jie Workstation.  

She is delighted to continue her passion as the Head of The Actors Studio Academy @ klpac.


Farah Abdullah, Personal Assistant to Artistic Director


Harsvini Loganathan, Academy Administrator

Esther Kuan,
Account Manager

Amanda Chan, Admin & Account Executive

Xavier Chen, TUTAS Coordinator

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