The Quanzhou Puppet Theatre was founded in 1952.
The troupe has participated in dozens of important national artistic events in Beijing and CCTV's "Spring Festival Gala", "Spring Festival Lantern Festival Gala", "Spring Festival Opera Gala". "Variety Show", "Group Show", "The Greatest Hits", "Avenue of Stars" "Variety Extravaganza" "Artistic Life" "Remember Nostalgia" and other program recording. at the end of 2018, Quanzhou Puppet Theatre participated in the 2019 New Year sponsored by the Ministry of Propaganda and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Opera Party, General Secretary Xi Jinping and other party and state leaders watched the performance.
Since the establishment of the troupe, the mythological play "Water in the Mountain" and the children's play "Harvest Celebration" went to Romania to participate in the "Second International Puppet Festival" and won the second prize (the first prize is missing) and the silver medal;
The mythological play "Flaming Mountain" and the children's play "Thousand Peach Rock" were awarded the first prize in the "30th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China" in Beijing;
The fairy tale play "The Slanderous Cat" won the award from the Ministry of Culture when it was presented at the "National Puppet and Shadow Show" in Beijing;
The mythological drama "Taiji Tu", participated in the "17th Drama Exhibition in Fujian Province", won the "Puppet Drama Innovation Award", and was invited to Beijing to participate in the "1st China Arts Festival";
The mythological play "Save Mother from the Splitting Mountain", the small play "Taming the Monkey", "Drunkenness of Zhong Kui" and "Lion Dance" were invited to Beijing to participate in the "National Puppet and Shadow Show", and won many awards such as Outstanding Play Award and Outstanding Performance Award;
Puppet master Huang Yiyou won the "Special Honor Award" of the Ministry of Culture and the "Hundred Flowers Literary Award" of Fujian Province;
The fairy tale play "Little Black and Little Gold in Trouble" won the "21st Drama Festival of Fujian Province" performance award and other awards;
The modern drama "Go to the Banquet and Dou Hat Mountain", the song and dance drama "Lantern Festival" and the fairy tale drama "Thousand Peach Rock" went to Croatia to participate in the "32nd International Puppet Competition" and won the highest prize - the collective special award and the "Maribor Festival Award" in Slovenia. Maribor Arts Festival Award" in Slovenia;
In 2002, "The Living Puppet in New Style of Ancient Art" won the "10th Wenhua New Play Award" and two individual awards for puppet performance and puppet production;
In 2003, the large classical satirical comedy "The Minister" won the "Golden Lion Award" of the Ministry of Culture for the second national puppet and shadow puppet competition, the gold medal for the play, the award for scriptwriting, the award for directing, the award for stylistic design and three awards for performance;
In 2004, "The Minister of the Qin Dynasty" was selected for the "Seventh China Arts Festival" and won the "11th Wenhua New Play Award" and "Wenhua Group Performance Award". "Wenhua Playwriting Award" and "Wenhua Directing Award". After that, "The Minister" was selected as one of the "2004-2005 National Stage Arts Excellence Project Nominated Plays" and "2005-2006 National Stage Arts Excellence Project Nominated Plays";
In 2009, the mythological drama "The Flaming Mountain" won the first "National Outstanding Preserved Drama Award" of the Ministry of Culture;
In 2012, "The Minister" won the "Best Play Award" at the International Puppet Federation Conference and International Puppet Festival;
In 2012, the large-scale puppet play "The Orphan of Zhao" won the "First Prize of the Play" in the 5th Fujian Arts Festival and the 25th Provincial Drama Festival, and other awards.
In 2013, "The Orphan of Zhao" participated in the 10th China Arts Festival and won the 14th Wenhua Award for Outstanding Play, the Stage Art Design Award and the Dance and Lighting Design Award, and the entire cast won the 10th China Arts Festival Collective Performance Award, and was thus honored by the Fujian Provincial Government in 2014;
In 2014, "The Orphan of Zhao" won the highest prize "Best Play Award" in the competition of "The First China Nanchong International Puppet Art Week";
In 2015, the large puppet play "Lu Junyi", which was created and performed in the 6th Fujian Arts Festival and the 26th Provincial Drama Festival, won the first prize for repertoire, the first prize for direction and the first prize for performance;
In 2019, the modern drama "Butterfly in Iron Window" was selected as one of the outstanding red tourism performing arts plays in China.
In 2020, "The Flaming Mountain" was selected as one of the key works supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in the "100 Years of the Establishment of the Communist Party of China Stage Art Excellence Creation Project", which is a rehearsal plan of traditional excellence.
Team members and senior title holders