NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL - AEP APPROVED ONLINE PROGRAMS

In a journey of digital innovations, AKT Creations now offers a wide range of online arts-education programmes.

 

Contact us for details on Tamil performing arts and linguistic workshops.

 

Guided via interactive portals, the online sessions are replete with logical instructions, creative discussions, and hands-on activities best-suited for personalized and self-directed learning.

STAGE IT! - DRAMA (THERUKOOTHU) WORKSHOP

Programme Title: Stage It! Drama Workshop – Therukoothu
Art form: 
Theatre
Target Audience: 
Primary and Secondary Students
Venue required:
A spacious room with no tables and chairs
Duration of each session:
1.5 Hrs
Total no. of sessions:
4 sessions

Material/ Equipment needed: Computer, Hand phone
Student Instructor Ratio: 20 Students to 1 Instructor
Task:
Pupils will use 'Therukoothu' elements incorporated with improvisation skills and team dynamics to put up a short play at the end of 4 sessions.

Learning Objectives:
To bring about appreciation and experience the traditional Indian theatre form “Therukkoothu” which has been a neglected traditional form of theatre.

 

The objective of Therukoothu are as follows:

  • Have an awareness of the art form

  • Basic introduction to Theatre

  • Develop appreciation of the art form

  • Be exposed to Singapore’s arts and cultural heritage

 

At the end of the 4 sessions pupils will be able to

  • Display basic therukoothu movements.

  • Work together in small groups and work as team to devise a play and present.

PAAVAIYIN PARVAIYIL – PUPPET STORIES

Programme Title: Paavaiyin Parvaiyil – Puppet Stories
Art form: Literary Arts
Target Audience: Lower Primary and Upper Primary Students
Venue required: Conducive Classrooms
Duration of each session: 1.5 hrs
Total no. of sessions: 3 Sessions
Material/ Equipment needed: Computer, Hand phone
Student Instructor Ratio: 20 Students to 1 Instructor
Task: Speak 5-8 sentences and make a simple puppet.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop competency in communication skills, speech and movement.

  • Bring to life an inanimate paper object through movement and speech.

  • Develop the ease of speaking through an inanimate object.

VILLUPATTU - CREATIVE STORYTELLING

Programme Title: Villupattu - Creative Storytelling
Art form: Literary Art
Target Audience: Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Students
Venue required: Dance studio, music room or equivalent space
Duration of each session: 1.5 hrs to 2 hrs
Total no. of sessions: 2 to 3 sessions
Material/ Equipment needed: Computer with camera
Student Instructor Ratio: 20 students to 1 instructor
Assessment Tasks: Group performance - 5 mins

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Students will be introduced to the ancient yet creative style of musical storytelling from Tamilnadu and its history.​

  • Students willearn elements of Villupattu such as story creation, infusion of appropriate songs and rewriting lyrics according to the story.

  • Students will demonstrate their learning in the form of a group performance.

PARAISAI - TRADITIONAL DRUMS

Programme Title: Paraisai - Traditional Drums

Art form: Music (Experiece)
Target Audience: Upper Primary and Secondary Students
Venue required: A spacious room with no tables and chairs (music room/dance studio)

Duration of each session: 1.5 Hrs
Total no. of sessions: 2 sessions
Material/ Equipment needed: Computer, Hand phone
Student Instructor Ratio: 20 Students to 1 Instructor
Task:  Students will gain the confidence of playing the beats for 2 mins. They get to understand the cultural importance behind the Parai Isai and get to know about our tradition and heritage.

 

Instructions ,  visual resources and call and response methodology for instructions will be digitalised.
 

The drums will be passed to the school before the lesson. ( 20 drums per school)

 

Learning Objectives:

  • To introduce the traditional drums Parai Isai and appreciation of the drums with Parai Isai 

  • To educate the present generation on performing arts and its relevance to our culture 

  • To appreciate and perpetuate the traditional art form of Parai Isai 

  • The students will be able to assess and define their goals and be a self-directed learner with confidence, creativity, passion and vigor.

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