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Workshop|Making Traditional Turkish Shadow Puppet Figures with Leather

Turkish State Theaters

July 7|Fri|13:00-18:00
July 8|Sat|13:00-18:00
TD105, Theatre and Dance Building
戲舞大樓 TD105


TWD 500


Come learn how to make Turkish shadow puppets and how to manipulate them with Turkish master puppet makers, Hakan Dundar and Ali Meriç.


Hakan Dundar works as the set and costume designer for the State Theaters of Turkey in Ankara. He has designed sets, costume, props, masks, and puppets for over 200 professional performances. His work was in the gallery section of World Stage Design 2005 in Toronto, Canada he was a featured designer in the Turkish exhibit at PQ 2007 and a workshop leader in USITT Conference in Charlotte, NC, USA in 2011.
Ali Meriç currently works as an actor and director with the Antalya State Theatre in Turkey. He teaches traditional Karagoz shadow puppetry in the Akdeniz University Department of Theatre and is a member of UNIMA (The Worldwide Puppetry Organization) and ASSITEJ (International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People).

Series Event 同場加映

Lecture Performance
Traditional Turkish Shadow Theatre: Karagöz
July 6th
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Photo Credit: Turkish State Theaters

Duration 長度

4 to 5 hours with breaks

Language 語言

In English without translation.

Special Notes 注意事項

Maximum Number of Participants: 15
 Participant Restriction: design students, designers or similar professionals.

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