Grant to Reduce Production Costs


Attention stage producers! Are you over-budget and seeking to recuperate your costs? This could be the remedy to your predicament!

The Grant to Reduce Production Costs will be disbursed to compensate the fixed costs of a performing arts production. The aim of this grant is to provide public funding to promote the sustainability and professionalism of the performing arts in Malaysia.

Successful applicants will be subsidised up to RM35,000 to pay for the fixed costs of their production.

Fixed costs are specified as:

    • performance space
    • rehearsal space
    • light equipment
    • sound equipment

1) Download the application form. (Right-click on the buttons below and choose “Save link as…”)

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2) Complete the fillable PDF form on-screen. (You must have the latest version of Adobe Reader installed. Get it for free here)

3)  Email your application to us at

4) You can also mail it to us at:

DIKN Grant to Reduce Production Costs, Kakiseni, L1-35 & 36, Level 1, SStwo Mall, 40, Jalan SS 2/72, 47300, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.


The application deadline is 30 APRIL 2013.

Announcing the first-call recipients of the Grant to Reduce Production Costs!

Congratulations to:

Box of Delights Family Theatre for Box of Delights 2013 Season

Rumah Anak Teater for Laut Lebih Indah Dari Bulan and M. Butterfly

Masakini Theatre Company for Chow Kit Road! Chow Kit Road!

The Instant Café Theatre Company for Parah

Woon Fook Sen for Language of our Own

The Philharmonic Society of Selangor for Heart & Soul Charity Concert 2013

Ng Chor Guan for Re-revolution & Evolution

Temple of Fine Arts JB for Solo Bharata Natyam Performance & North Indian Folk Dance

ASWARA Dance Company for Take Off!

Pam Lim, Loh Kok Man, Low Ming Yam & William Mok for Watermark Performance & Photography Exhibition

Keep an eye out for these productions and more on