- Category: ABOUT
The Puppet Beings Theater Company was founded on January 20th, 2000, by Mr. Cheng-Chieh Sun, a seasoned modern puppet performing artist. The company is dedicated to introduce, develop and produce modern puppet show.
The main features on a performance includes the so-called "Bunraku"
Incorporating real people working with string puppets (marionettes)
Hand puppets (glove puppets)
Masks and shadow puppet (shadow silhouettes)
The company endeavors to produce "Elaborated Puppet Show", in hopes that the performing quality could be elevated in Taiwan, and be introduced to the world.
The Puppet Beings Theater Company organizes three events annually；in the first half of the year, one children puppet show is organized. By incorporating modern puppet show and children's drama, the puppet performing art could exert some keen influence on children.
In the middle of the year, the International Puppet Art Academy will be set up to introduce international Master of Puppet Performing Art and to organize study classes and seminars for puppet performing artists and theater professionals. The master along with the puppet performing artists and theater professionals would produce a puppet show, which is a good chance to help attendees practice as well as enhance their performing quality and their elaborateness.
In the second half of the year, the company organizes an adult puppet show, setting out on social concern, by employing the creativeness and abstractness of puppet show to present the emotions of life, in hopes that the puppet performing art could become a profound art form, meanwhile, acknowledged by all walks of life.
In addition to the three annual events, the company accepts corporate sponsors and invitations to perform. Also by participating in the planning of children's TV programs, the company efficiently introduces concepts and contents of "Elaborated Puppet Show" to the public through mass media.