Since 1995, education theatre has been one of the major education and publicity campaigns of COSH to promote smoking prevention among children and teenagers. Through cooperation with schools and theatre troupe, COSH pushes forward tobacco control in the community and urges youngsters to advocate smoke-free development as well as smoke-free lifestyle. The previous performances were well received by students and teachers. These include “A Show about Smoking”, “Situational Drama”, “Smoke-free Masters”, “Smoke-free Saves the Earth”, “and Smokeland Adventure”, “Smoke-free Super Show”, “Momo’s Smoke-free Castle, Smoke-free Challenge”, "Smoke-free Detective X" and "Smoke-free Superkids". During 1995-2011, the Education Theatre Programme has contributed about 1,200 performances and around 360,000 teachers and students were reached.
The key message of tobacco control will be delivered with music, stage effects and interesting presentation. Meanwhile, students will recognize the hazards of smoking and secondhand smoke and understand the benefits brought by smoke-free environment, it helps students establish smoke-free culture at young age.
“PIP Theatre” is a branch of “PIP Cultural Industries”. They present various high quality children theatre productions and educational dramas. COSH, in collaboration with “PIP Theatre”, launched a brand-new interactive musical “Smoke-free Galaxy” this year. The interactive theatre uses a blend of presentation methods including animation and graphic projection, interesting sound effect, singing and dancing, as well as interactive engagement to create a favorable atmosphere to help students recognize the important message of anti-smoking.
"The Smoke-free Journey of Red Hoodlet" Interactive Education Theatre 2012-13
Details of Performance
- The theatre is conducted in Cantonese which is suitable for Primary 2 to 4 students with the upper limit of 300 students;
- Performance lasts for about 1 hour;
- It takes 1 hour for the theatre troupe to set up and 1 hour to dismantle;
- School should provide venue and relevant materials to facilitate the performance
COSH sends invitations to primary schools in Hong Kong in July/ August every year and accepts application.
|「Smoke-free Detective X」(2009)|
|「Momo's Smoke-free Castle」(2007)|
|「Super Free Super Show」(2005)|
|「Smoke-free Saves the Earth」(2000-2002)|