History of the Puppet theatre

1978 : Jean Bindschedler, paintor and sculptor, creates his first puppets and directs his first show.

1980 : Establishment of the Puppet Theatre in Fribourg.

1980-1998 : Regular seasonal productions directed by Jean Bindschedler. Collaboration with Marie-Jo Aeby and Nicolas Bindschedler.

1998-2001 : Nicolas Bindschedler directs the Puppet Theatre in Fribourg. Collaboration with Karine Dupont.

2002-2003 : Productions organised by the "New Fribourg Puppet Theatre Group", directed first by Christian Raschle, then Hélène Sauvain and Thomas Sansonnens. Numerous invited troups.

From 2004 :  Regular seasonal productions by invited troups.Theatre groups from Switzerland and abroad.

Programme organisers

2004 - 2008: Madeleine Mooser

2008 - 2015: Dorothée Curty

2015 - 2016: Isabelle Joye Boivin

2016 - 2017: Marion Schmutz

2018: Laetitia Delacombaz

2019 - 2020: Loraine Pernet

Vernissage des prochaines expositions
Vernissage des prochaines expositions

The opening of the exhibitions: « Le Râmâyana dans la vie de Trudy Morel » will present her collection of shadow theatre puppets: the wayang...

Puppet of September
Puppet of September

The Swiss Puppet Museum is happy to present the puppet of the month. Chinese string and rod Puppets are going to be presented. Since the museum has...