Voices of Enchantment: The Art of Speech in Puppet Theater

Bolatbek Mukhtaruly, Kun Setyaning Astuti


"Voices of Enchantment: The Art of Speech in Puppet Theater" delves into the captivating world of puppetry, spotlighting the often-overlooked role of speech in elevating the art form to new heights. In this exploration, we unravel the historical roots of spoken words in puppetry, tracing its evolution from traditional practices to contemporary expressions. The article navigates the techniques employed by puppeteers to articulate the voices of characters, emphasizing the nuanced balance between visual spectacle and auditory experience. The narrative unfolds, shedding light on the impact of speech on character development, emotion, and audience engagement within the puppetry realm. Through an examination of multilingual puppetry, the article explores how diverse languages contribute to the cultural richness of performances. Challenges and innovations in incorporating speech into puppetry are discussed, providing insights into the dynamic adaptations of the craft. As we embark on this journey, the purpose is to unravel the layers of puppetry's linguistic artistry, revealing how the spoken word becomes a magical thread woven into the fabric of the puppet theater. The abstract sets the stage for an in-depth exploration, inviting readers to appreciate the symbiotic relationship between movement and speech, and to uncover the enchantment encapsulated within the voices that resonate on the puppetry stage. The purpose of this study is to Investigate and analyze the art of speech in puppet theater with a special emphasis on creating captivating character voices in order to understand the impact of voice performance on the audience's perception and involvement in puppet performances.


Speech; Puppet Actors; Kazakhstan

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18415/ijmmu.v11i4.5421


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