Singapore Performing Arts School (SPAS) was co-founded by Goh Lay Kuan and Kuo Pao Kun. The school was located on the 7th floor of a building at Clemenceau Ave.
Commencement of the first ballet course taught by Goh Lay Kuan.
SPAS moved to 12, Sommerville Walk.
Commencement of the first drama course taught by Kuo Pao Kun.
Commencement of the first ethnic dance course taught by Gan Beng Lee.
Commencement of the first stage design course taught by Kuo Pao Kun and Chew Swee Fah.
SPAS formed the Art Ensemble.
Art Ensemble went independent and formed the Southern Arts Society.
Launch of a large scale campaign: Experience Life.
Commencement of music courses (piano, accordion and composition) taught by Chew Seok Kwee and Ng Lay Hoon.
SPAS was renamed as Practice Theatre School (PTS).
First and only group of full time dance students, who received professional training, graduated from PTS.
Commencement of the first directing workshop.
PTS was renamed as Practice Performing Arts School (PPAS).
PPAS formed The Practice Theatre Ensemble (PTE).
PPAS was officially registered as Practice Performing Arts Centre Ltd
(PPACL) flagged by two faculties: PPAS and PTE.
PPACL moved to Stamford Arts Centre at 155 Waterloo Street.
Goh Lay Kuan created the Play-In-Arts programme for children between 3 and 6 years old.
PPACL launched the Student Theatre Exposure Project (STEP).
PPACL formed The Finger Players.
PTE was renamed as The Theatre Practice (TTP).
PPACL established the Theatre Training and Research Programme (TTRP).
Passing away of Kuo Pao Kun.
Wu Xi and Kuo Jian Hong became Co-Artistic Directors.
TTRP delinked from PPACL, and registered itself as the Theatre Training & Research Singapore Ltd (TTRS).
PPAS and TTP are consolidated under one name, The Theatre Practice Ltd. (TTP).
TTP celebrates 45 years of theatre making and arts education.