A Chance Encounter to Marriage

Unique Puppet Theatre Company

  • Taiwan
  • 35 Minutes
  • Age: 10+
  • Non Verbal

Unique Puppet Theatre was founded in 2012 aiming to promote the traditional Taiwanese puppet heritage. The artist is trying to elevate the puppet theatre to the station it deserves by combining new creative techniques with the traditional. The performance is a traditional Taiwanese glove puppet show performed on a beautifully carved wooden stage. The artist skillfully brings life to the exquisite puppets with embroidered costumes. Along with the delicate gestures, exciting fighting scenes and acrobatics are essential parts of these performances. In this romantic tale where a young man saves a girl from the hands of a villain you will also get to see all the characters of traditional Taiwanese puppet theatre such as the scholar, clowns and the villains.