ACE-Commissioned TIE Pilot Project 2007
Chinese Festivals in a Flash! was a Theatre-in-Education (TIE) touring project which aimed to strengthen mother-tongue learning in supplementary schools and provide creative educational opportunities.
and reached over 200 students, teachers and parents.
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TIE Tour to 12 Chinese Supplementary Schools 2009-2010
Funded by Trust for London & the Paul Hamlyn Foundation
“The feedback from the students was great. Nearly 100% agreed the performance was fantastic: lively and fun. Moreover, it was useful and helpful for teachers and students to understand the festivals’ meaning, history and customs through the drama.” Wing Sun Pang, London Harrow Chinese School
Each event consisted of a performance followed by a workshop with selected participants, demonstrating action methods supporting language learning and appreciation of culture and customs.
Students, Parents and Teachers have increased their interest in Chinese festivals and Family Relationships as a result of the performances which inspired them and reinforced their knowledge of Chinese festivals, history and customs. Flora Man, Haringey Chinese School
Touring mainstream schools in the UK 2010-
True Heart Theatre was commissioned by Plymouth City Council to tour 8 primary schools during July 2010.
‘I just wanted to say how much the children (and staff) at Yealmpstone Farm Primary enjoyed the show by True Heart Theatre Company this morning. They were so good I am going to recommend them to my colleagues across the U.K. Thanks for the opportunity of seeing their show.’ Jill Bailey, International Development Officer, Services for Children & Young People, Plymouth City Council
It was performed to over 800 students and teachers followed by post-show workshops which were enjoyed by over 480 students.