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Wayang Kulit: The Shadow Play of Kelantan
YES Prep Academy Southwest students previewed a 20-minute show by Wayang Kulit. Courtesy of Society for the Performing Arts
Wayang Kulit: The Shadow Play of Kelantan
Students also participated in in a dance class and engaged in lively dialogue with the visiting theater troupe. Courtesy of Society for the Performing Arts
Wayang Kulit: The Shadow Play of Kelantan
A two-dimensional leather puppet. Courtesy of Society for the Performing Arts
Wayang Kulit: The Shadow Play of Kelantan
A three-dimensional wooden puppet. Courtesy of Society for the Performing Arts
Wayang Kulit: The Shadow Play of Kelantan
Wayang Kulit has members from 13 to 75 years old. Courtesy of Society for the Performing Arts