Latest news from Puppets in Prague
We will have a NEW workshop on Mechanical Objects plus classic workshops on marionettes, performing, and film animation puppets.
June 2019 workshops will coincide with the Prague Quadrennial.
4-dancer marionettes come to life
For the first time in our workshop, students made these trick dancing puppets - four marionettes on on one controller! Lots of woodchips, lots of lovely dancers
Puppet Stars of dracula
Meet the cast of the successful performance Dracula made in our August workshop
dracula by puppets in prague
Puppets in Prague students in our August workshop bring a not-so-scary Dracula to kids 2+ to the ever-popular Letni Letna Festival! Video here.
See the magical results of our carving workshop
May 2017 Animation workshop
Congratulations to our students for their new puppets and films created during our workshop.
Bony Marionettes made at our Skeleton workshop
Three skeleton marionettes with bones that fly apart made at our March worskhop
Mirek Trejtnar's toy in the victora&albert museum collection
The V&A museum has the cyclist push toy designed by Mirek Trejtnar in its collection- until recently listed as an "unidentified Czech artist."
Czech Puppetry on UNESCO Cultural Heritage List
The UNESCO Committee recently decided that Czech and Slovak puppetry would be included on the list of intangible cultural heritage. Congratulations, Czech puppets!
Puppet for Animation workshop finished
More super stop motion puppets are ready for the silver screen. Watch out- Some are scary!!!
Video of cinderella
See our fantastic production of POPELKA (Cinderella) that enthralled hundreds of children at Prague's most popular summer festival
Cinderella wows Czech audiences
During our August workshop PIP students created these beautiful marionettes for a fantastic production of POPELKA (Cinderella)
Live action Marionette films
See 4 short, hilarious puppet films made by our students in our June 2016 workshop.Posted 7.2016
Puppets: Stars of stage and screen
Our June workshop is finished with 4 short, hilarious puppet films. Click here to see photos; to see videos go to menu to see films.
Animation puppets, puppets for animation
We finished our May workshop. Puppets are ready for films, festivals and glory!
Family Toy Puppet Theaters finished
Beautiful stages, scenery and wooden puppets - even a walrus! - in our latest toy puppet theatre workshop
Puppets in Prague recommends 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 functions.
Puppets in Prague in New York 2015
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!
Puppets in prague extravaganza 2015
June 21+22- Our 15th anniversary party with a TEATROTOC FESTIVAL and PUPPET CONFERENCE!