Dama Asia is a multiple award-winning bi-lingual theatre company. It aims to produce and present theatre works of the highest quality. Established in 1994, Dama – literally Big Horse in Mandarin – has presented over 40 productions to date. The company is well known for their blending of East-West harmonies in their musical performances.

Dama’s productions have been staged to critical acclaims and full houses in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Australia and China. They have also showcased their works at intrenational music festivals, including the WOMAD Singapore, Rainforest World Music Festival, Suzhou Silk & Bamboo Music Festival, Huayi Festival of Arts and Volvo World Music Festival.

Musical theatre works are the mainstay of Dama’s activities. The company has also expanded its creative works into plays, operas, education and entertainment services. Its associated Singapore-based operation oversees its overseas activities.

“Blown away by the raw emotion and powerful vocal”  THE STAR 
“Bowing to thunderous applause”  NEW STRAITS TIMES
“Vibrant versatility”  THE SUNDAY STAR
“Words may fail to capture the magic”  THE SUN
“Unobtrusive grace”  THE MALAY MAIL
“West End musical treatment”  THE WEST AUSTRALIAN
“Beautiful live music”  AUSTRALIAN STAGE ONLINE 

Awards: Boh Cameronian Award - Best Ensemble Music Performance 2002 · Tumasek Pewter Best Design Award 2002 · Boh Cameronian Award - Best Concert, Musical Theatre 2003 · Tumasek Best Publicity Design Award 2003 · Boh Cameronian Award - Best Solo Performance - Voice 2004 · Tumasek Best Design Award 2004 · Boh Cameronian Award - Best Solo Performance - Voice 2005 · Boh Cameronian Award - Best Solo Performance - Voice 2005 · Boh Cameronian Award for Empress Wu - The Musical: Best Direction, Best Actor In A Leading Role, Best Actor In A Supporting Role, Best Costume Design and Make-up, Best Choreographer and Best Performance By An Ensemble 2013.


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