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Together We Defend


Programme IDAEP0520648
Programme TypePerformance
Recommended Size 10 - 2000
Language English, Malay
Programme Format On-site, Digital, Blended (mix of on-site and digital)
Cost $1500.00 Per session
Primary Art Form - Sub-Genre Theatre - Physical Theatre, General Drama skills/Acting
Student Profile Primary Lower, Primary Middle, Primary Upper
Secondary Art Form - Sub-Genre -
Venue (where applicable)


Programme Synopsis Outline: What are the pillars of Total Defence? With the new pillar of total defence being introduced, Digital Defence, we have to consider all 6 in order to defend our nation. But what happens when someone wants to take away something so precious like your home, or even something you hold so dear? Will you still help protecting and defending it or would you just walk away? There is a sacred forest where no one knows about. However, due to the technological advancements, even the sacred forest has gone digital or cyber. Almost every creature has a technological device that either assist them in their work or daily life. Synopsis: Follow the story of the Grasshopper (Belalang), Butterfly (Kupu), Firefly (Angus) and the Ant (Semut) as they learn the importance of staying together even though they are different and the importance of being safe especially in this digital world. It may seem safe but even the slightest mistake can cause a great devastation in the community. Can each character co-exist individually or must they unite their strengths to ensure that they can work together to maintain peace and harmony? Content: This show involves music and lots of interaction with the students. We will highlight on the pillars of Total Defence and the characters will explain how they represent each pillar. Apart from that, students will learn that they can play a part in total defence as well through the performance. Other than the topic of total defence, the issues on friendship, cultural diversities and racial harmony will be highlighted and brought forward for discussion, depending on different levels. Highlights: For Primary schools, the performance will involve lots of music, sing-along in relation to the pillars of total defence and there will be lots of colours in terms of characterisation, costumes and performance. Students can also clap along to the songs and interact with the characters to decide as to which is the best option to make so that they can be aligned to each pillar of total defence. For Secondary, JC and ITE schools, the performance will involve each character realising how important the pillars of total defence are and how they should always be wary of any dangers that may come especially through cyber. Working together towards a common objective to defend our home is not an option. It is a need. We will also get students to be part of the performance in the decision-making process. There will also be a Q and A after the show to emphasize on what has been staged. Throughout the years, with the different themes of Total Defence, Racial Harmony and National Day each year, we have managed to adapt the show to put that in as well.
Focus Areas Appreciate Arts & Culture
Point of Emphasis Not applicable
Lesson Goal #1 To have a better understanding on the various National Education (NE) matters like Total Defence, Racial Harmony etc through dramatised play.
Lesson Goal #2 To enhance an understanding of the performing arts through interaction and feedback with the audience.
Lesson Goal #3 In total defence, students will be able to use each character to learn about the aspects of total defence and maintain racial harmony.

Visualiser, Audio/Sound System, Microphone

Microphones (4)

The Tote Board Arts Grant was introduced in 1995 to encourage the development of a vibrant arts culture in schools, and to promote arts appreciation amongst students.

Each year, all MOE schools and ITE Colleges may opt-in to receive the Arts Grant. Schools may use the grant to subsidise the purchase of programmes under the NAC-AEP and for the Artist-in-School Scheme (AISS).

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  • Programme duration, including no. of sessions
  • Cost of programme
  • Class size

Under the above conditions, schools can make claims based on revised programme costs using the same Programme ID listed on the Letter of Eligibility (LOE).

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Funplay Workshop

We provide fun, entertaining and educational performances and programmes. We hope to bring fun and laughter and to inculcate values through theatre, not forgetting the values of education and learning into our programmes. Opportunities for our youths to showcase their creativity will be given.


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