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ABOUT TEMAN MUSICALS

Vision

Impacting generations with imaginative, innovative, and collaborative
Indonesian musical theatre

Mission

To entertain by crafting imaginative quality performances with impacting values

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TEMAN is an Indonesian professional theatre company, specializing in producing International standard musical theatre & live shows. Founded in 2018 with a vision to impact the generations with imaginative, innovative, and collaborative quality theatrical performances.

TEMAN rose to prominence by pioneering Broadway quality production in Indonesia. Selected show of the most prestigious TEMAN production includes the Indonesian debut of "HAIRSPRAY - The broadway musical" and Stephen Sondheim’s Classic: "Into The Woods". TEMAN has also diversified into International standard theme park attraction production and consultation, under the brand of "THEMECRAFT ENTERTAINMENT STUDIO". 
 
Besides Theatrical production, TEMAN also creates quality content for film, TV, and other media including  PAYUNG FANTASI & SITI NURBAYA Musical Series (Presented by Indonesia Kaya with Garin Nugroho, Boowlive), (Panggung Musikal Indonesia (Musical TV series, 2020), RARA J (the short film adaptation of Rara Jonggrang folklore, 2020).

TEMAN Founders

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Venytha Yoshiantini

Artistic Director

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Ivan Tangkulung

Music Director

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Chriskevin Adefrid

Managing Director

Ivan Tangkulung is a versatile Composer, Music Director, and Pianist whose work ranges from Music for Theatre, Film, to Contemporary Music. Ivan has written for local and international ensembles such as New Thread Quartet (New York), SETTS Ensemble (Singapore), Trinity Youth Symphony Orchestra (Indonesia), Ensemble Musique de la Belle (Singapore). 

His latest commercial works include film scores for Indonesian Series Surat Cinta Dari Starla (2018), Bertepuk Sebelah Friendzone (2018), and Musical Theatre Plastic Fantastic (2019, Produced by Gigi Art of Dance). Ivan also has produced jingles for Tokopedia (Indonesia) and Sephora (Singapore). Ivan also worked with and arranged for numerous Indonesian Contemporary Musicians such as Agung Munthe, Lea Simanjuntak, Demas Narawangsa, Kiara Riz, and many more. Besides Composing, Ivan is also an active Music Director and Conductor, directing Teater Musikal Nusantara’s Production of Into the Woods (2019), and Indonesian Christian Band Symphony Worship. Ivan studied Composition under the tutelage of Malaysian composer Chong Kee Yong and Jazz Piano under Indonesian Pianist Glenn Dauna.Ivan attended conducting Workshop by Amos Chia (Singapore), and Gevorg Sargsyan (Armenia)

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Chriskevin is an Indonesian Producer, Writer, Director, Co-Founder, and managing director of TEMAN Musicals. TEMAN Musicals is an Indonesian professional theatrical company, Diversify from theatrical productions, film and TV content creators, and Themepark consultancy & design company. 

As TEMAN Musicals debut production, Chriskevin produced a Stephen Sondheim classic: "Into The Woods" (Salihara Theatre, 2018), and for the first time in Indonesia, Chriskevin produced a broadway cult, "HAIRSPRAY" (Ciputra Artpreneur Theater, 2019), Directed and choreographed by Brandon Bieber and performed by an ensemble of Indonesian and International performers. 

Some of his other production credits with TEMAN including SITI NURBAYA (2021, Head Writer), PMI TV Series Musicals (2020, Director) (RARA J (2020, Dramaturg), Trans Studio Parade (Bali & Cibubur, Producer), Dunia Fantasy New Parade (Jakarta, Producer). Chriskevin has a mission of impacting generations through imaginative works and committing to the revolution of the Indonesian creative industry.

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The Artistic Director of TEMAN (Teater Musikal Nusantara), Venytha is an Indonesian-Japanese triple-threat who holds a BA(First Class Honours) in Musical Theatre, from LASALLE College of The Arts, and a Diploma in Theatre with distinction from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. She was nominated Best Ensemble at the Straits Times Life! Award for Singapore's premiere of RENT: the Musical. When not performing, Venytha travels around the world as a professional dance, acting and vocal coach. Currently, she is the Parade Show Director and Choreographer for Trans Studio Bali and Cibubur. Venytha is honored to be playing as Tracy Turnblad for her professional musical debut in Indonesia.

 

Selected theatre credits include Into the Woods (TEMAN), RENT (Pangdemonium), The Great Wall: One Woman's Journey (Glowtape), Lucia and the Ice Mountain (Deep Acting, Vietnam), Cabaret (Lasalle), Purgatory (L'arietta), Playtime! (Esplanade), People (ITheatre), Pursuant (Singapore Lyrics Opera), The Cat in A Hat (Singapore Repertory Theatre), Macbeth (NAFA), Goldfish, GO FISH! (Paper Monkey) and Dang Anum (Bangsawan).

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Divisions

TEMAN creations

Show Productions and Consultancy services

TEMAN music

Professional Music Production services

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THEMECRAFT studios

Themed entertainment consultancy
& design studios

TEMAN edu

International Standard Musical Theatre Educations

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