[Children's Season 2020] Shadow Puppetry Workshop, 5 Dec (Online)

5 Dec | 10am

Shadow Puppetry Workshop [Online]

Ages 4–6

$15 per kit

Come learn about the importance of family and friendship in this storytelling workshop inspired by ACM’s heart-warming monkey family sculpture.

Make your own monkey puppet before the workshop. You will then have the chance to recreate scenes from “The Monkey King” story, while manipulating your puppet.

Unleash your creativity as you explore storytelling through shadow play, by learning the fundamentals of shadow puppetry and puppet manipulation through your very own Little Monkey puppet.

The workshop will be conducted over Zoom and an email link will be sent to all participants in advance.

Reminder: Before the workshop, make your own monkey puppet using the kit provided. You’ll then have the chance to tell your own story while manipulating your monkey puppet!

About The Finger Players
The Finger Players is one of Singapore’s leading theatre companies, best known for inventively fusing puppetry elements into its visually arresting productions, and its strong advocacy of puppetry. Founded in 1999, The Finger Players strives to be a centre of research and development for the creation and performance of puppetry in Singapore.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What does the $15 workshop fee cover?
The fee covers (1) An all-inclusive Little Players Craft Kit, containing shadow cut-outs, light stand, instruction manual and crafting materials to create your own Little Monkey puppet. (2) Courier fees to your home (3) Virtual workshop to learn about basic principles of shadow puppetry, manipulation of the monkey puppet and presentation of story by participants. Please note that by signing up for the workshop, you agree to allow ACM to pass your name, contact number, and address to The Finger Players, and another third party for courier and mailing services.

2. What else is required to participate in the workshop?
You will need the Zoom app downloaded on a desktop, tablet, or mobile phone, with working camera and audio functions. The app is free to download here. A day before the programme starts, a link will be sent to each registered participant with the meeting ID and password details.

Please download the Zoom app before the programme to prevent any delays.

3. I have more questions about this activity.
We’d be happy to answer them for you! Drop us a note via Peatix or email us at nhb_acm_prog@nhb.gov.sg.
  • The event description was updated. Diff#838053 2020-11-26 05:54:57
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