The Courageous Turtle

The Courageous Turtle started in 2015 and continued till 2018 with countless performances in 24 Cambodian provinces, schools, universities, and children centres. By the end of 2018, we reached 15,000 students from all over Cambodia. This was made possible through key funding from the German “Institute for Foreign Relations” (IFA).


Within our project, theatre is being used for the first time as an educational tool in Cambodian classrooms. In direct support of the current Ministry of Education, Youth & Sport’s strategies to enhance Cambodian students' knowledge and awareness of the Khmer Rouge history, of its legacy and the on-going Khmer Rouge Tribunal, Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia “(ECCC).