| Documentation by Chloe Chotrani |
We have created a structured performance flow:
Scene 1: Kampong
Music: Anak Ayam
Materials: rattan hats, clothing line, batik, guni sack
Time: Aim 5:00
Greeting by Syimah to Papa to go in the house
Music cue: Syimah and Shaw bring kids in
Mama & Papa cleaning the house
Four eights Kampung dance by Ali and Salama
Tableau: four images to establish this is a family house, the family is hungry!
Game: write R I C E on the rattan hats, point and find out which one
Pour guni sack with no rice
Scene 2: Abu has a Baby!
Material: card board boxes, paint (only on stage) shop house stuff
Music: Ren Tak Oonik — Najib Ali (till 1:02)
Music stops: “Help” - Jonit, shop lady
Ali and Salama help shop lady with boxes with children
Jonit passes the boxes to Ali, Salama and all the children, bring boxes to the stage
“It is a boy” “Let’s paint to celebrate!”
Go up on stage to paint and design the shop house
Painting on stage (two minutes only)
Baby celebration dance! Two sets
Music stops: “Catch Fish! Get Rice!” - Bin
Cast repeat: “Catch Fish! Get Rice!”
Children repeat: “Catch Fish! Get Rice!”
Scene 3: Battle Dance
Materials: water guns, cardboard boxes, Milo packet
Music: Eye of the Tiger
Ali and Salamat teaching battle dance to kids
Crawl with boxes on head to go to the jungle!
Ali, Salama sit down with children to prepare to watch Jungle dance while having some Milo or snacks
Scene 4: Jungle Obstacle (Walk, Crawl, Cross)
Music: Rio Arriba — Chacha Via Circuito
Ali and Salama will demonstrate freeze and melt game, children to follow
Freeze and melt game
Attack the animals with the battle dance they learned!
Kill all monsters, die die die
The child will bring the net (black cloth)
Cross over the river
*Ah Leng, Mama and Papa stand by for final scene
Scene 5: Catch the Queen Fish
After crossing the river, suddenly there is the Queen fish on her thrown
Ali, Salama and children try to the net over the Queenfish
On the third try, the Queenfish is caught!
After catching the Queenfish, go back to Kampong
Chanting “Catch Fish! Get rice!” While walking around to the shop house
Go to the stop house to exchange the fish for rice
Scene 6: Rice Dance Celebration!
Music: Indignados — Kefaya
Material: rice grains
Bring the rice to the house
Ali and Salama receive rice bag
Pass rice cups to and pour on
Rice dance starts!
After rice dance, continue dancing Ren Tak Oonik