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Watch: Thai Puppeteers Bring 'Billie Jean'-Era Michael Jackson Back to Life

The headline really says it all. Press play to watch a puppet-sized King of Pop perform one of his biggest hits ... sequin glove, moonwalk and all. more
Yin Mei's earlier dance theater piece "Empty Tradition/City of Peonies." (yinmeidance.org)

Choreographer Yin Mei Recreates China's 'World Gone Mad' Onstage at Asia Society

Yin Mei puts masks, movement, puppetry and text in "conversation" with a famous documentary to re-imagine the Cultural Revolution onstage. more
The Royal Shakespeare Company's upcoming production of "The Orphan of Zhao" has been criticized for its casting by some Asian-American artists.

To Cast, or Not to Cast: Controversy Surrounds RSC Version of Chinese Classic

Not everyone is happy with casting decisions when England's Royal Shakespeare Company mounts a new production of a famous Chinese play. more

Nan Jombang Dance Company (Complete)

Indonesian dance troupe combines West Sumatran traditions of martial arts, dance and percussion in a work that reflects both spiritual practice and contemporary expression. more

Papermoon Puppet Theatre: 'Mwathirika' (Complete)

Indonesia's Papermoon Puppet Theater reinvents traditional puppetry in a mixed-media production exploring themes of identity, society and Indonesia's recent past. more
An image from the Papermoon Puppet Theatre's 'Mwathirika.' (Indra Wicaksono)

Interview: Indonesian Troupe Uses Puppets to Remember a Difficult History

An Indonesian puppet theater uses an unconventional medium to portray a period of political turmoil. more

Erin Mee: The Intricacies of Kutiyattam

NEW YORK, September 8, 2012 — NYU theater professor Erin Mee discusses the history and structure of the oldest surviving form of Sanskrit theater from Kerala, India called Kutiyattam. more

Kutiyattam: The Abandonment of Sita (Complete)

South Indian group Natanakairali perform The Abandonment of Sita through Kutiyattam, the oldest surviving form of Sanskrit theater from Kerala, India. more