Latest news from Puppets in Prague
New workshop: Family Toy Puppet Theaters
Coming up in MARCH: Build your own portable wooden stage, scenery and puppets using unique PIP design based on Czech traditions - see more here
New workshops 2016
Marionettes and Film puppets plus a worskhop of Family (toy) puppet theatres. Come carve with us!
Puppets in Prague recommend book
Figures in the Fourth Dimension is about mechanical puppets. It is full of beautiful images and makes it possible to start creating artworks using hundreds of technical drawings, which shows in detail, how it all function.
Puppets in Prague in New York
Professor Mike Beckerman from NYU invited Mirek to come over and teach his music students to carve marionettes inspired by Dvorak operas. Puppets meet music!
Get married, my son!
Our August performance workshop charmed audiences with an original fairy tale at the huge puppet festival in Plzen celebrating European city of Culture.
Marionette carving workshop
Our students made nice puppets, but also great short FILMS. First live action marionette films in history of PIP. Click here and see them!
Puppets in prague extravaganza
June 21+22- Our 15th anniversary party with a TEATROTOC FESTIVAL and PUPPET CONFERENCE!
Here are newly made puppets of Skeleton - old traditional acrobatic marionette - made by 8 talented artists.
For performance of old traditional puppet play Don Juan Mirek made new, but old looking marionettes.
Mirek Trejtnar and Tana Markova have completed WHAT TO TELL THE KIDS, a documentary, that uses animated toys to explain the Velvet Revolution 1989. Premiere on the 25th anniversary at the site of the demonstration. Click here to see website of this film!