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Thai Theatrical Puppetry Masterclass

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Overview

Discover the delicate art of Thai puppetry with a visit to the Joe Louis Thai Puppet Theatre. With the art form having virtually died out in Thailand, the theatre is testimony to the efforts of the late Sakorn Yangkhieosod, who revived this ancient art.


Itinerary

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Thai Theatrical Puppetry Masterclass
- Half Day
You will be picked up at 12:00 to start the masterclass with a VIP van transfer to the famous studio of Nattayasala Hun Lakhon Lek, internationally known as the ‘Joe Louis Thai Puppet Theatre’.

Visit the artist’s working space and explore the fundamentals
 of traditional Thai puppet theatre. Learn about different characters like Hanuman the monkey god, and see the different elements of tradition and functionality come into play. Learn how to put on a jong kraben ”, the comfortable Thai loincloth, worn at performances during the old times. Have a laugh and sing the famous Thai song ‘Lao Duang Duen’, during a casual karaoke session.

Observe and imitate the basics of Thai classical dance, as performed by the professional puppeteers. Under tutelage of the professionals, carefully reproduce the moves of the puppets. Receive an adorable little Hanuman puppet at the end of the workshop.


Important Information


Our services include:
– Transportation with driver in Air
-Conditioned VIP vehicle (Ventury only with maximum5 Guests per van)
– Luxury service of English speaking guide escort
– Experience the process of creating artistic works
– Thai classical dance with puppet workshop
– Drinking water during transfers
– Tips for driver
– Small Hanuman puppet as a memorable gift
Our services do not include:
– Meals
– Other services than mentioned
– Gratuities, personal expenses, drinks, and other items

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