Anna Manuel teaches children about storytelling at February’s Wonderfruit Festival in Chonburi province. Photo: BICT Fest / Courtesy

BANGKOK — A children’s theater company will teach youngsters to tell stories, move their bodies and bring puppets to life with four inspiring workshops mid-June through August.

A year after the fest debuted with performances and workshops, four theatrical artists will gather again to inspire children of all abilities and backgrounds to learn through theater crafts.

The workshop will kick off with two days of learning to tell stories with Anna Manuel, the creative program director of a traveling storytelling program. It’s suitable for children 6 to 10 and will be held in the afternoon on June 17 and 18.

Love the shadowy arts? Two-day puppet workshop by Sirikarn Bunjongtad for children 4 to 6 and their families will be offered on the afternoons of July 1 and 2.


Jarunun Phantachat of B-Floor, an experimental physical theatre company, will teach movement to children in one-day workshops on July 15 and July 16.

The festival is put on by the Bangkok International Children’s Theatre.

Learn to make melody and music at a four-day voice and music workshop with Suchawadee Phetpanomporn, an alumna of the University of London Central School of Speech and Drama. It will be held Aug. 19, 20, 26 and 27.


Entry ranges from 900 baht to 1,600 baht. More information is available on Facebook or upon request by email. Reservations can be made online.

Each workshop will take place in room 401 on the fourth floor of the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, which can be accessed via skywalk from BTS National Stadium.