As far as a few thousand years ago, the art of puppetry has been present in various parts of Asia, each telling their own unique story and representing a distinct culture and heritage.
From rituals to entertainment, puppetry comes in various forms — shadow, metal rod, glove, string, object, etc. Through presentations, students will learn to use elements of drama to perform basic manipulation of puppets and to get a taste of both the theoretical and practical.
Teachers may also opt to include additional activities, such as having students manipulate puppets while presenting excerpts from scripts, or additional sessions catered towards puppet-making!
In this talk, students will: