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.

Dès 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

2022 : Mélanie Carrel

By using the QR code with your phone, you can get futher information concerning the exhibition. Every showcase is commented by explications, some demonstrations, and music. This way the visitor can imagine the colourful past of the exhibited puppets. There are 4 languages available (French, German, English and Spanish) It is free and leads through […]

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