We are pleased to announce that the 2017 conference will be held at Goodman Arts Centre..

Map and Directions

Goodman Arts Centre


Alight at Circle Line’s Mountbatten MRT. (Take Exit B)


Alight at Bus Stop (91099) on Mountbatten Road
Bus numbers 12, 14, 30, 30e, 158, 196, 401


There are limited parking lots at Goodman Arts Centre's public carpark.
More parking lots can be found at Kampong Kayu Road.

The Conference venue is a stone’s throw from the charming Joo Chiat/Katong District – famed for its heritage shophouses, quaint stores and eateries.

These are the hotels and hostels near the Conference venue. Prices quoted (excluding GST) are correct as of December 2016.

Hotel Rates are subject to change. Please book directly with the hotel/hostel and book early to avoid disappointment. All prices quoted are in Singapore dollars.


NameRate per night
Hotel 81 (Premier) Hollywood
61 Lor 8 Geylang
Singapore 399121
Distance to venue: 1.7km
From: S$92
New Happy Hotel
9 Lorong 10 Geylang
Singapore 399042
Distance to venue: 1.9km
From: S$32.50
Village Hotel Katong by Far East Hospitality
25 Marine Parade
East Coast
Singapore 449536
Distance to venue: 2.2km
From: S$191
Venue Hotel The Lily
238 Joo Chiat Road
Singapore 427495
Distance to venue: 2.2km
From: S$73
Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy
50 East Coast Road
Roxy Square
Singapore 428769
Distance to venue: 2.4km
From: S$175
Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong
86 East Coast Road
Singapore, 428788
Distance to venue: 2.4km
From: S$207
Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong
88 East Coast Road
Singapore 423371
Distance to venue: 2.4km
From: S$142
The Fragrance Hotel - Joo Chiat
219 Joo Chiat Road
Singapore 427485
Distance to venue: 2.4km
From: S$87
Champion Hotel
60 Joo Chiat Road
Singapore 427726
Distance to venue: 2.5km
From: S$90
Aqueen Heritage Hotel Joo Chiat
51 Joo Chiat Road
Singapore 427373
Distance to venue: 2.5km
From: S$98
ZEN Rooms Joo Chiat
51 Joo Chiat Rd
Singapore 427373
Distance to venue: 2.5km
From: S$108
Santa Grand Hotel East Coast
171 East Coast Road
Singapore 428877
Distance to venue: 2.7km
From: S$102
Le Peranakan Hotel
400 East Coast Road
Singapore 428996
Distance to venue: 3.4km
From: S$56


NameRate per night
Joyfor Backpackers' Hostel Singapore
135 Geylang Road
Distance to venue: 2.1km
From: S$18
Coziee Lodge
No.77A & N0. 79A
Geylang Road
Singapore 389197
Distance to venue: 2.1km
From: S$24
Aljunied@SG Hostel Singapore
96A Lor 27 Geylang
Singapore 388198
Distance to venue: 2.3km
From: S$25
Betel Box Backpacker Hostel
200 Joo Chiat Road
Singapore 427471
Distance to venue: 2.4km
From: S$20

Social & Cultural Activities


Apply for the Tina Sergeant Professional Development Initiative

In loving memory of Christina Sergeant, eight complimentary passes worth up to SGD$500 each to SDEA events, masterclasses or training programmes will be offered to selected theatre practitioners and drama educators each year. Apply for the initiative for a complimentary pass to the conference.

Application closes on 19 May 2017, click here for more information.