Lareina Tham is highly interested in contemporary media and performance art. She has had the experience of creating, performing, handling and leading media and performance projects from pre to post production. She is a fluent-bilingual and works well independently and collaboratively.

Experience

  • Performing Arts Practitioner

    at Freelance

    July 2014 - at Present

    Singapore

    Lareina currently focuses on acting, dancing, hosting and performance-making for both screen and theatre. Some of her notable acting and dancing performances include: Toggle Muay Thai Girl (Toggle X Butterworks), Normal (Checkpoint Theatre), Shakespeare in the Park - Othello, The Trojan Women and The Laramie Project (Singapore Repertory Theatre), Web of Deceit (Paper Monkey Theatre), M1 Contact Contemporary Dance Festival 2018 - AFX (T.H.E Second Company), FIFA World Cup 2018 (Resorts World Sentosa) and SIFA 2015 -- Returning (Goh Lay Kuan), among others. She has done some choreographic works for《爱在便利店》 (a short film for Silver Arts 2018/NAC, directed by Zhen Yu) and Hamletmachine (in a contemporary performance titled Bloody Damn a Double Bill, directed by Natalie Hennedige), among others. She has also written and directed for Entrapment (Mirrorplay Productions).

  • Speech and Drama Teacher

    at NAFA International Pte Ltd

    July 2014 - November 2019

    Singapore

    In 2014, Lareina kick-started a structured bilingual speech and drama programme for NAFA Arts Kindergarten (Derbyshire) and in 2018, she started speech and drama enrichment classes for the children of NAFA Arts Kindergarten (East Coast). She devised the curriculum and lesson plans for the children of ages 4-6 years old and teaches it to the children leading to the termly showcases. Lareina also writes scripts and directs the children for their annual concert at the Lee Foundation Theatre.

  • Digital Content Executive

    at Corlison Pte Ltd

    June 2018 - May 2019

    Singapore

    Lareina has proposed, created and managed graphics and video content for several household brands for marketing purposes. The digital content was mainly targeted at Singaporeans and was marketed on social media platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. As the sole video content-creator for Corlison, Lareina has brainstormed, written, performed, handled, directed, filmed and edited a variety of video content targeted at the different audience groups and the different platforms. The types of video content include how-to videos, educational vlogs, event coverage, interviews and brand profile videos. She has also created monthly Instagram content decks, designed the graphics and gifs and written copies designated to be used on Instagram and YouTube.

  • Swimming Teacher

    at Sports Lifestyle Initiative

    January 2011 - June 2014

    Singapore

    Accredited by Swim Australia Teacher and a member of Australia Swimming Teachers and Coaches Association (ASTCA), Lareina was responsible for delivering the lesson plans devised by SLI to the children of ages 4-13, young adults and adults.

Education

  • BA (Hons) Theatre Arts

    at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts

    2017 - 2018 (1 year) Singapore

  • Diploma in Theatre

    at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts

    2011 - 2014 (3 years) Singapore

Languages

  • English Native

  • Chinese Negotiation

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