MDID Grade 7 Performing Arts - Chinese Mythical Puppet Show

Chinese culture is always fascinating. That’s why Mingdao decided to let 7th graders to demonstrate one of the beautiful features through a very Chinese medium. The goal of this project was to adapt a Chinese myth for a puppet show. To do so, the students acted as a theater production team. Assisted by their Chinese Literature teacher, they wrote the script while they were designing and making the puppets as well as rehearsing in Performing Arts class. The target audience was the foreigners who are not familiar with Chinese culture. One of the main the challenges for the students was to portray their individual, social and cultural perspective in a fetching and amusing fashion.