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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


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Krach !

The play was written for Emma Utges, a puppeteer from the M.A. Company, with whom the author shares a "taste for the impertinence and acidity of the puppet, for its social and political virulence, as well as for the power of exaggeration that …

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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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