PUPPET FAIR 2018 - PROGRAMME

PROGRAMME
Tenth International Festival for Street and Puppet Theatre
PUPPET FAIR - 2018
14.09. 2018 – 23.09.2018
 
 
  14.09.2018 – FRIDAY
  18:00  – At Main foyer of Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
  OPENING CEREMONY: SCENOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION
  90 YEARS ARCHITECT IVAN TSZONEV’S BIRTH

  19.00 – at Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
  OPENING OF THE FESTIVAL

  19:00 – at Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
  SOFIA PUPPET THEATRE, Bulgaria – “THE LAND OF OZ” by Liman Frank Baum, dramatization and directing – Elitsa Petkova, scenography and puppets – Ivaylo Nikolov and Iva Gikova. A performance for viewers over 5 y.o.

15.09.2018 – SATURDAY
11:00 – At South Park
CLOSE-ACT THEATRE, The Netherlands – “SAURUS”. Author and scenography  – Close-Act, director – Tonny Aerts, Hesther Melief. Street show for all ages.

11:00 – At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
SOFIA PUPPET THEATRE, Bulgaria – “THE LAND OF OZ” by Liman Frank Baum, dramatization and directing – Elitsa Petkova, scenography and puppets – Ivaylo Nikolov and Iva Gikova. A performance for viewers over  5 y.o.

16:00 – At DNA in NPC /National Palace of Culture/
HOP SIGNOR PUPPET THEATRE, Greece – „GIRAFFE”. Script, direction, puppet and set construction – Evgenia Tsichlia and Thanos Sioris. Family performance. There is no language barrier.

19:00 – At Park NPC /National Palace of Culture/
CLOSE-ACT THEATRE, The Netherlands – “SAURUS”. Author and scenography  –Close-Act, director – Tonny Aerts and Hesther Melief.  Street show for all ages.

19:00 – At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
STATE PUPPET THEATRE BURGAS, Bulgaria –  „THE LITTLE PIECE” by Shel Silverstein, director – Veselin Boidev, scenography – Hannah Shwartz. A performance for viewers over 10 y.o. There is no language barrier.

20:30 – At City Garden in front of National drama theatre “Ivan Vazov”
MOZ DRUMS, France – “THE LIGHTNING DRUMMERS”. Street show for all ages.

16.09.2018 – SUNDAY
10:30 – At DNA in NPC /National Palace of Culture/
HOP SIGNOR PUPPET THEATRE, Greece – „GIRAFFE”. Script, direction, puppet and set construction – Evgenia Tsichlia and Thanos Sioris. Family performance. There is no language barrier.

11:00 – At Park “Vladimir Zaimov”

CLOSE-ACT THEATRE, The Netherlands – “SAURUS”. Author and scenography – Close-Act, director – Tonny Aerts, Hesther Melief. Street show for all ages.

12:00 – At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
MUNICIPALITY PUPPET THEATRE BLAGOEVGRAD, Bulgaria – „FAIRY STORYTELLERS” by  Anna Popin, director – BORVELS, scenography – Denitsza Argyropoulos. A performance for viewers over 4 y.o.

16:00 and 18:00 – At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
THE FEET THEATRE, Italy– „GONE WITH THE FEET”. Solo by Laura Kibel. A performance for viewers over 5 y.o. There is no language barrier.

19:00 – At Borisova Garden
CLOSE-ACT THEATRE, Холандия – “SAURUS”. Author and scenography –Close-Act, director – Tonny Aerts and Hesther Melief. Street show for all ages.

20:30 –Vitosha blvd. to National Palace of Culture
MOZ DRUMS, Франция – “THE LIGHTNING DRUMMERS”. Street show for all ages.


17.09-2018 – MONDAY
11:00 – At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
SOFIA PUPPET THEATRE, Bulgaria – “IMAGINATION GAME”. Directing, Stage Design, Musical Formation and Visual Effects – Bonio Lungov and Konstantin Karakostov. A performance for viewers over 6 y.o. There is no language barrier.

14:00 – 16:00 – At NATFA /National Academy for Theater and Film Arts/
Master class with RUSLAN KUDASHOV, Russia – the Artistic Director of the Bolshoi Puppet Theatre, Saint Petersburg.

17:00 – At City Garden in front of National drama theatre “Ivan Vazov”
TEATRO NECESSARIO, Italy – „CLOWN IN LIBERTA“. By and with Leonardo Adorni, Jacopo Maria Bianchini, Alessandro Mori. Street show for all ages.

19:00 – At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
DUDA PAIVA COMPANY, The Netherlands – “MONSTERS”. Director – Duda Paiva, scenography – Daniel Patijn, costumes – Atty Kingma. A family performance.

20:30 – At City Garden in front of National drama theatre “Ivan Vazov”
FIRE THEATRE SOFIA, Bulgaria – „THE NIGHT OF THE WHITE HORSES”. Authors – Elena Pap and Plamen Georgiev, director – Elena Pap, music – Yordan Vladev. Street show for all ages with lights and puppets. There is no language barrier.

18.09.2018 – TUESDAY
10:00 – 15:30 – At NATFA /National Academy for Theater and Film Arts/
NEVILLE TRANTER, The Netherlands – workshop „THE POWER OF THE PUPPET“.

18:00 –  „Sveta Nedelya” square
TEATRO NECESSARIO, Italy – „CLOWN IN LIBERTA“. By and with Leonardo Adorni, Jacopo Maria Bianchini, Alessandro Mori. Street show for all ages.

19:00 – At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
SOFIA PUPPET THEATRE, Bulgaria – “AVENUE Q”. Based on an Original Concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx. Music and lyrics – Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx., book – Jeff Whitty, production and direction – West Hyler (USA) and Petar Kaukov, scenography and costumes – Ivaylo Nikolov, Puppets – Dimitar Dimitrov  and Sofia Puppet Theatre’s Atelier. Broadway musical for adults. With English subtitles.



19.09.2018 – WEDNESDAY
10:00 – 15:30 – At NATFA /National Academy for Theater and Film Arts/
NEVILLE TRANTER, The Netherlands – workshop „THE POWER OF THE PUPPET“.

10:30 – At Hall 42 of NPC /National Palace of Culture/
SOFIA PUPPET THEATRE, Bulgaria – „LITTLE BUDKET WITH LITTLE SHOVEL”. Author and director – Elza Laleva, stage and puppet design – Stefka Kyvlieva. For children between 2 and 5 y.o.

12:00 – At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
STATE PUPPET THEATRE SLIVEN, Bulgaria  – „THE DRAGON” by Evgeny Schwartz, director – Biserka Kolevska, scenography – Svila Velichkova. A performance for viewers over 7 y.o.

18:30 – At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
THEATRE IN VIROVITICA & ZADAR PUPPET THEATRE, Croatia – „KASHTANKA“ by A.P. Chekhov, director– Vjera Vidov, scenography – Natalija Burnos. A performance for viewers over 8 y.o.

20:00 – Stage 199 Theatre
199 THEATRE, Bulgaria  – „NOSE” after N.V. Gogol, director – Veselka Kuncheva, scenography – Marieta Golomehova. A performance for adults.


20.09.1018 – THURSDAY
10:00 - 15:30 – At NATFA /National Academy for Theater and Film Arts/
NEVILLE TRANTER, The Netherlands – workshop „THE POWER OF THE PUPPET“.

10:30 and 12.00 - At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
KUKFO THEATRE, Russia – „THE SCARLET FLOWER” by Sergey Aksakov, directing and scenography –Anna Viktorova. A performance for viewers over 4 y.o.

16:00 - 18.00 – At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
THEATRE PUK, Japan – workshop on „KURUMA-NINGYO” /TRADITIONAL JAPANESE PUPPETS/

20:30 – At Park NPC /National Palace of Culture/, at space in front of the main entrance of „New Theatre” NPC
TEATR BIURO PODROZY, Poland – “SILENCE”, director – Paweł Szkotak, scenography - Teatr Biuro Podróży, Magdalena Deput, Sławomir Kuśnierz. Street show for all ages. There is no language barrier.


21.09.2018 – FRIDAY
10:00 - 15:00 – At NATFA /National Academy for Theater and Film Arts/
NEVILLE TRANTER, The Netherlands – workshop „THE POWER OF THE PUPPET“.
15.00 – A PRESENTATION OF THE WORKSHOP RESULTS

10:30 and 16.00 – At Hall 42 of NPC /National Palace of Culture/
CIROKA PUPPET THEATRE – KECSKEMET, Hungary – ”SNAIL SHELL”, director – Ágnes Kiszely, Scenography - Judit Bodor. A performance for the youngest. There is no language barrier.

11:00 – At Park NPC /National Palace of Culture/, the nearest alley to “P. Evtimiy” Blvd.
RICCARDO ROSATO, Italy – “EQUILIBRIO”. Street show for all ages, juggling, equilibrium.

19:00 – „Sveta Nedekya” square
RICCARDO ROSATO, Italy – “EQUILIBRIO”. Street show for all ages, juggling, equilibrium.

19:00 – „Bulgarian Army” Theatre
STATE PUPPET THEATRE PLOVDIV, Bulgaria – „THE QUEEN OF SPADES” by A. S. Pushkin, director – Vesleka Kuncheva, scenography – Marieta Golomehova. A performance for adults.

19:00 – At Park NPC /National Palace of Culture/, at space in front of the main entrance of „New Theatre” NPC
BASH STREET THEATRE, England – „BELLEVUE HOTEL“, by Simon Pullum and JoJo Pickering, director – Bec Applebee, Scenography - Helen Tiley. Street show for all ages. There is no language barrier.


22.09.2018 – SATURDAY
10:30 and 16.00 – At Hall 42 of NPC /National Palace of Culture/
THE TRAIN THEATER, Israel – „TINY OCEAN“, Created by Liat Shabtai & Maayan Resnick . Writing, Concept and Development: Liat Shabtai . A performance for children between 3 and 8 y.o. There is no language barrier.

11:00 – At City Garden in front of National drama theatre “Ivan Vazov”
RICCARDO ROSATO, Italy – “EQUILIBRIO”. Street show for all ages, juggling, equilibrium.

12:00 – At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
THEATRE PUK, Japan и SOFIA PUPPET THEATRE, Bulgaria – „THE STORY OF A SEAGULL AND THE GANG OF TOMCATS” by Luis Sepulveda, Director - Katya Petrova, Scenography - Maya Petrova. A performance for viewers over 5 y.o.

18:30 – At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
JORDI BERTRAN COMPANY, Spain – „VISUAL POEMS”, Author and director: Jordi Bertran,  A family performance. There is no language barrier.

19:00 – At South Park
RICCARDO ROSATO, Italy – “EQUILIBRIO”. Street show for all ages, juggling, equilibrium.

19:00 – At Park NPC /National Palace of Culture/, at space in front of the main entrance of „New Theatre” NPC
BASH STREET THEATRE, England –  „BELLEVUE HOTEL“, by Simon Pullum and JoJo Pickering, director – Bec Applebee, Scenography - Helen Tiley. Street show for all ages. There is no language barrier.


23.09.2018 – SUNDAY
11:00 – At Park “Vladimir Zaimov”
RICCARDO ROSATO, Italy – “EQUILIBRIO”. Street show for all ages, juggling, equilibrium.

12.00 – At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
STATE PUPPET THEATRE STARA ZAGORA, Bulgaria – „GELSOMINO IN THE COUNTRY OF LIARS“ by Gianni Rodari, director– Elitsa Petkova, Stage design and puppets: Iva Gigova and Ivaylo Nikolov. A performance for viewers over 5 y.o.

18:00 – Аt “Cristal” Garden
RICCARDO ROSATO, Italy – “EQUILIBRIO”. Street show for all ages, juggling, equilibrium.

18:30 – At Sofia Puppet Theatre, 14 “Gurko” str.
SOFIA PUPPET THEATRE, Bulgaria – „KARLSSON” by Astrid Lindgren, director – Todor Vulov, Scenography: Ivaylo Nikolov, Puppet and costumes: Iva Gikova. A performance for viewers over 6 y.o.

20:30 – At City Garden in front of National drama theatre “Ivan Vazov”
CLOSING OF THE FESTIVAL
FIRE THEATRE SOFIA, Bulgaria – „THE NIGHT OF THE WHITE HORSES”. Authors – Elena Pap and Plamen Georgiev, director – Elena Pap, music – Yordan Vladev. Street show for all ages with lights and puppets. There is no language barrier.