The theme for the M5’s play this year would be a reflection of their SIP (Student Internship program) experience, a part of M5, where they are junior house officers, do HO work and follow around in the wards.
What are your goals for your batch and some of the challenges that you face? “My goal is for everyone to have fun and for people watching it to enjoy the performance. One major challenge is that our participation rate this year is not that high. It’s not that people are unwilling, but it is because it is very hard to commit your time to playhouse. Even for those who had agreed to participate, scheduling is also a problem because everyone is in different hospitals, making coordination for rehearsals rather difficult as well.”
Interesting fact: On top of the fact that she has been playing the harp for 10 years already, Sarah also plays the piano and a chinese instrument called the liu qin. She was also the orchestra head for her batch’s playhouse for the 3 times that she participated in playhouse before this.