Introduction to theatre!

Rehearsing the script with each other.

Learning about stage movement and expression.

Independently performing what they have learnt.

TCTF CEO Ms Yap with the students, their proud parents and trainers.

MTW: The Little Prince

1 Sep 2016

Over five months and 10 sessions, about 20 children from PPIS Student Care Centre (Bedok) learned life lessons and values through excerpts of well-known children’s book The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. With the partnership of ENCORE! The European Season in Singapore and the mentorship of The Theatre Factory, the children were introduced to beginners’ theatre skills such as props building, character development and soliloquies. The outcome was growth in self-confidence as each child strode purposefully on stage to recite their lines and re-enact key scenes. Often soft-spoken children broke out of their shells onstage for an 850-strong audience at the More Than Words Showcase, surprising even their parents.

Read the feature in The Straits Times here.