Special Feature: The Finger Players; > The Trainers
Mentioned here are a couple of the trainers who were involved in training the puppeteers themselves in puppetry.
Lee Bo Fen
Lee Bo Fen comes from a long line of traditional hand puppeteers. With his Jinjiang Puppetry Troupe, he has performed widely in China, and has also been invited to perform in the Philippines and Romania. In 1960, he obtained a gold medal as Best Performer in the second International Puppetry Festival in Romania. He is now based in the Quanzhou City Performing Arts School, teaching students about puppetry,
Kuo Pao Kun
Kuo Pao Kun, the artistic director of the Theatre Practice, was a distinguished playwright, and had been awarded the Singapore Cultural Medallion and the ASEAN Arts Award for contributing to local theatre and literature. He is also the co-founder of Practice Performing Arts School and the founding Artistic Director of the Substation.