Traditional Arts Centre

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NAC Arts Education Programme

TAC’s Arts Education Programme provides workshops, lecture-demonstration and performances in schools and colleges in Singapore. The programme invites well known to local and overseas articles and pedagogues in Chinese opera to share their experiences with local students, with the aim of nurturing a young audience as well as a potential practitioners for Chinese opera.

All programmes listed are approved by the National Arts Council (NAC). Schools are able to apply for Tote Board funding up to 50% subsidy. Visit for more information.

Traditional Arts Centre

HuangMei Opera – Monkey King and the Iron Fan Princess
(AEP 12161)

This program aims to introduce the various elements of Chinese opera art form such as songs, music, acrobatic movements, dance through an excerpt from the famous Chinese classic legend “Journey to the West”.
It teaches students the importance of differentiating between right and wrong indirectly from the plot of the performance.

HuangMei Opera – The Mouse Bride
(AEP 11941)

To showcase Chinese opera through a story that allows easy comprehension and which resonates with children. This excerpt is adapted from a Chinese folk tale about a mouse family who has the most perfect daughter seeking for a husband. The scripts are written in simple lines with exquisite melody  and humorous gestures to aid better understanding.

Discovering the Beauty of Chinese Opera
(AEP 11956)

This is a series of six session course aims to to impart the aesthetic principle and basic knowledge of Chinese Opera. The session will discuss the fundamentals of Chinese opera as a form of performing arts; students will be introduced to gestures, singing, reciting and movements with hands-on session.

Huangmei Opera – Ramayana
(AEP 11946))

This programme aims to introduce students to Chinese opera through an innovative adaptation of this Indian epic.

Huangmei Opera – Nezha Creates Havoc at the Eastern Sea
(AEP 11945)

Introduces students to Chinese opera through an exciting and dramatic story that is bound to appeal to students regardless of cultural background.

Borrowing Treasures from the Dragon King
(AEP 11936)

Understand the adaptation from the famous Ming dynasty novel “Journey to the West”. This opera promises to be fast-paced and tantalising.

Multiple Facets of Chinese Opera
(AEP 11961)

To cultivate interest and promote appreciation of Chinese opera art form among the young. Students will gain a better understanding of the elements that make up traditional art form.

Visit to Tradition Arts Centre
(AEP 11960)

Aims to give participants an introduction to the various elements which makes up Chinese opera. Students will be introduced on open gestures, singing, reciting, acrobatic movements and opera costumes. The in-house artistes will engage the students through Chinese opera songs and movement.

The Magic of Chinese Opera
(AEP 11964)

Aims at teaching students how to appreciate Chinese opera and also to impart them with the theatrical movements and gestures skills.



The session is to introduce to participants to the colourful world of  myth and metaphor that is Chinese Opera. Participants will learn the basic movements and gestures, the numerous characters and caricatures that are portrayed and the art of performing with props like scarf and horse whip. On the whole, this workshop aims at teaching the participants how to appreciate Chinese Opera. The format of the course will include lectures , tutorials and hands-on exposure. Audio visual aids will be used,

Traditional Arts Centre

Tel: 98415100/ 64400610


Address: 90 Goodman Road Goodman Arts Centre Blk B #05-06 Singapore 439053

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Our Artistic Director could design programme/ performances/ workshops based on your requests. For enquiries, please drop us contact us at: +65 9841 5100

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