Awareness Theatre

Theatre, which has served certain ends since it came into existence, strives to make changes through its effective power of expression. Through devised productions, tailored workshops and interactive theatre practices, Arab Puppet Theatre Foundation puts the power of theatre into action.

Nabil and Nada-Theatre Productions

Nabatiyeh, 2016 and 2017

In collaboration with Mines Advisory Group (MAG), APTF produced two awareness and interactive puppetry performances about mine fields in the south of Lebanon. Both productions toured the Lebanese villages spreading awareness in a child-friendly and interactive way.

Nour Omani- Advanced Training in Shadow Puppet Theatre

Muscat, 2016

In collaboration with UNFPA-GCC and the Ministry of Social development in Muscat, APTF delivered a one-week advanced puppetry training for a group of social specialists from the Ministry. Using the skills they gained from the training, each group produced a small sketch tackling one social issue of their choice. Through feedback and evaluation, the participants have described this workshop to be very helpful through their work. Unlike other traditional awareness tools, they thought using puppetry and theatre is very effective and interactive.

Zeina Loses all - Puppetry performance

2013

In collaboration with UNFPA Lebanon, APTF tailored a puppetry performance tackling early marriage and the consequences that come with. The show was performed for thousands of refugee women and youth especially the ones affected by the Syrian humanitarian crisis.