- Types of Puppets
- depict life, character, or culture or a
combination of all three.
- are usually community dramas that are
based on local history, presented by local actors.
- (a French word which means pictures ) is a
picture like scene composed of people against a
- is the “ art of conveying a story through
- can present ideas with extreme simplicity –
without elaborate scenery or costume.
TYPES OF PUPPETS
Glove and finger puppets
- flat black silhouette made from
lightweight cardboard and shown behind a
- flat cut out figures tacked to a stick, with
one or more movable parts, and operated from
below the stage level by wire rods or slender
- the puppets head is operated by the
forefinger of the puppeteer, the little finger and
thumb being used to animate the puppet hands.
GLOVE AND FINGER PUPPETS
- make use of old gloves to which small
costumed figure are attached.
- flexible, jointed puppets operated by
string’s or wires attached to a cross bar and
maneuvered from directly above the stage.
- is an unrehearsed, unprepared and
spontaneous dramatization of a “let’s pretend”
situation where assigned participants are
absorbed by their own roles in the situation
described by the teachers.
1. What is formal plays?
2. Define pageants?
3. How about tableau?
4. Pantomime means what?
5. What are the different types of puppets?
6. What is role playing?