ACT 3i Festival The SteadFast Tin Soldier


Who is Omar Alvarez Titeres Puppetry Arts Company?

The Omar Alvarez Titeres Puppetry Arts Company was founded in 1987 by Omar Alvarez, the puppeteer. It is committed to creating work for children and dedicates itself solely to develop the art of puppetry by researching, training and creating sustained productions for young audiences worldwide. Gaining recognition from theatre goers as well as media and critics, and having received both national and international awards, the company has represented Argentinean culture by touring in countries such as Canada, USA, Denmark, Finland, Korea, Hong Kong, South Africa, and Singapore.

Omar Alvarez Titeres

The Steadfast Tin Soldier


For ages 4 to 12
May 24 to 29, 2016
Drama Centre Black Box
Running Time: 60 minutes

A tin soldier and a paper dancer are star-crossed lovers in an unconventional tale about fate, love and uniqueness told through one of the most ancient forms of theatre artistry – puppetry.

A true classic by Hans Christian Andersen, the story revolves around a distinct and peculiar toy soldier with only one leg. Ostracised from the others, he meets a paper ballerina in a pirouette and immediately falls for her. Out of sheer jealousy, a jack-in-a-box pushes the soldier out of the window which then brings him on a journey right back to the girl of his dreams and ultimately, to his final destiny.

In this beautiful and magical interpretation, the solo puppeteer and his puppets transport the audience back into time as they weave, spin and bathe on a fine set under gorgeous lighting to the powerful narrative of adventure, courage and love.

“The art of puppetry is age-old, yet never ceases to fascinate children. Omar Alvarez is an exquisite puppeteer, visible to the audience throughout the performance. Children will experience puppetry of the highest quality, magical and memorable. Timeless piece, tireless puppeteer.”

Ruby Lim-Yang
Artistic Director
ACT 3 International

20% Early Bird Special till March 31, 2016

With effect April 1, 2016

Weekday$95 Family Pack for 4 tickets to the same show and time.
Weekend$129 Family Pack for 4 tickets to the same show and time.
15%Current ACT 3 Drama Academy students
Call ACT 3 International at 6735 9986 or in person at ACT 3 Drama Academy
15%When you book 3 or more shows
10%For a minimum of 20 tickets in the same transaction to the same show and same time
10%When you book 2 shows
10%OCBC Child Development Account (CDA) Holders and Mighty Savers members

For school group bookings, please call ACT 3 International at 6735 9986.

(All prices exclude SISTIC and handling fees)
Weekdays: $28 for child or adult
Weekends: $38 for child or adult

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At the door:
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Performance Dates:
May 24 to 29, 2016

Performance Times:
Tue – Fri: 10:00am
Sat & Sun: 11:00am & 3:00pm

Drama Centre Black Box
100 Victoria Street, Level 5
National Library Building
Singapore 188064