In this episode, we speak to School of the Arts principal Mary Seah and T. Sasitharan, the director of the Intercultural Theatre Institute (ITI). Both institutions offer unique pedagogies. SOTA is Singapore’s first national pre-tertiary specialised arts school, with a six-year integrated arts and academic curriculum for students want to build a strong foundation in the arts to prepare for more diverse future aspirations. ITI trains students for professional careers in the performing arts, and it centres traditional Asian forms of theatre and also has a focus on social engagement and cultural awareness. We find out how these schools are responding to the challenges and opportunities induced by the pandemic.