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Puppetplays - A Research Program Founded by the European Union

Puppet and marionette theatre repertoires

In Western Europe from 1600 till now

  • European Union
  • European Research Council
  • This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement ERC 835193

  • RiRRa21
  • Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 University

Access to integral works

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Animation technique

Jumping Jack

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Les Amours de Microton

This is the second opera created by La Grille with the Troupe Royale des Pygmées, in November 1676. On the title page of the printed copy kept at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the word "tragédie" is crossed out and replaced by "pastorale".

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Our scientific publications

  • Pulcinella, Punch, Polichinelle…

    Continuitiy and discontinuity in the repertoire of glove puppets (17th-19th centuries)

  • Dramaturgy of the figure: the author's repertoire

    Round table discussion on contemporary playwriting for puppets and marionettes in Italy

  • Dom Roberto theatre

    Christine Zurbach (University of Evora)

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The figure of Pulcinella

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