Putting aside her hat as wife of the Spanish ambassador to Singapore, Federico Palomera, Asa Gim Palomera has returned to her old stomping ground of Chulalongkorn University's Drama Department to direct her play Women Of Asia.
Playwright and theatre director Asa Gim Palomera.
Asa left a successful career on Broadway and came to Thailand, where she was recruited as artist-in-residence in the Faculty of Arts' Drama Department in the 1980s, under Assoc Prof Sodsai Pantoomkomol's tenure as department head. It was a golden era for theatre, and Asa remained there for 10 years. Among her projects were dance choreography for Ondine, directed by Sodsai. She went on to direct a modern Noh drama Pillow Of Kantan, Rashomon, Asylum and Bremen's Freedom at Chulalongkorn University, Amadeus, Equus, Five Finger Exercises at the British Council, Odd Couple at the Oriental Hotel, La Cage Aux Folles at Montien Hotel, and dance performances at Bhirasri Institute and Alliance Francaise.
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