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Michaël Meschke Prize 2023

Europe, News, Notices - 13/08/2023

On Saturday, June 24th, 2023, Roman Rudenko, director of the Marionette Theater of Mariupol, Ukraine, received the Michaël Meschke Prize at the Museum of Puppetry Arts (MAM) in Lyon. In 2022, this Prize had been given to Iryna Rudenko and her theater “in support of the revival of the Marionette Theater of Mariupol and its […]

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Join UNIMA during the World Puppet Festival of Charleville-Mézières

UNIMA space – An International meeting point 19 > 22 September Find us on the map: Espace UNIMA > n°28 /// 75 Forest avenue > n°10   UNIMA organises Happy Apéros and meetings to join together and celebrate friendship among puppeteers as well as to exchange ideas and discuss the challenges facing our international organisation. […]

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EVOC – A European project combining education and vocational training / The booklets

Since 2018, several actors in the puppetry arts in Europe have formed an informal network for exchange and reflection, entitled “Puppet.Net” and coordinated by UNIMA (Union Internationale de la Marionnette). In 2020, they decided to put the results of these exchanges into practice in the form of a European mobility project enabling young puppeteers from […]

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International PUPPET THERAPY Training Summer 2023 in BARCELONA by Andrea Markovits & Polo Fernández

A 5-day training session in the Barcelona Center aims to bring together former diploma students and other professionals interested in the therapeutic power of puppets. In response to international scenarios of emergencies and learned hopelessness, this training will present and review Muñecoterapia Chile’s model of research and intervention with adults, in the context of memory, […]

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PUPPETPLAYS CONFERENCE : PORTRAIT OF THE PUPPETEER AS AUTHOR

News - 22/05/2023

PuppetPlays (2019-2024) is a research programme funded by the European Union under the framework of Horizon 2020 programme funded by the European Research Council (GA. 835193). Led by Didier Plassard (Université Paul Valéry – Montpellier 3), it aims at gathering, studying and making know the plays written for puppet and marionette in Western Europe, from the […]

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