9:00 AM, PTAC/Theatre hall
ATOFRI THEATRE, Poznaň (PL)
Beata Bąblińska, Monika Kabacińska
A MUSICAL CIRCLE
30 min., from 2 years

 

Lyrics: Malina Prześluga, artistic assistance: Bogdan Żyłkowski, production design: Elżbieta Cios, Małgorzata Dyjak.
Scriptwriters, directors, cast: Beata Bąblińska, Monika Kabacińska, flute: Sylwiana Firin-Gramowska.

 

The sounds of the elements are combined with words and a flute accompaniment.
Since its origins, the production programme of the Atofri Theatre has been dedicated to shows for children from the age of 0 and it has gained much national and international recognition. The performance A Musical Circle has featured in several distinguished Polish festivals: in the Sztuka Szuka Malucha festival (Art seeks a toddler), in the Malta festival in Poznaň, in the small Warszawske Spotkania Teatralne (Warsawian theatrical encounters), in the XVIth Międzynarodowy Festiwal Teatrów dla Dzieci i Młodzieży Korczak 2012 (International festival of theatre for children and youth Korczak 2012) in Warsaw, in the XIIIth Wiośna Młodych 2012 (Youth's spring 2012).

 

Teatr Atofri, Ul. Rybaki 22, 61 883 Poznań, Poland
Tel.: +48 605 318 716, e-mail: atofri@gmail.com, www.teatratofri.pl

 


 

10:00 AM, The Štúdio tanca theatre
BRATISLAVA PUPPET THEATRE, Bratislava (SK)
Vladimir Oravsky, Kurt Peter Larsen
REALLY OR ABOUT A BOY WHO DREW
55 min., from 6 years

 

Translation and dramaturgy: Katarína Jánošová, puppets and costumes: Ivan Martinka, setting: Juraj Poliak, music: Andrej Kalinka, scriptwriter and director: Ivan Martinka a Andrej Kalinka.
Cast: Ján Morávek, Miriam Kalinková, Andrej Kováč, Miroslava Dudková/Adela Mojžišová, Janka Sovičová/Helena Škovierová  as a guest.

 

This show is a sad/jolly buffoonery about the world of a creative child, about naming one's own dreams and desires, but above all it is about overcoming one's own insecurities.
This new BPT production sought its inspiration in a contemporary play Aaahr!!! that gained recognition as the Best Children's play at the world congress in Manila (Philipines) in 2006.

 

Bratislavské bábkové divadlo, Dunajská 36, 811 08 Bratislava, Slovakia
Tel., fax: +421 2 52 92 36 68, e-mail: prevadzka@babkovedivadlo.sk, www.babkovedivadlo.sk

 


 

12:00 PM, Chapiteau/below SNP Museum
ANPU THEATRE, Prague (CZ)
Bela Schenková

CIRCUS ANPU
40 min., from 4 years

 

Set design: Barka Zichová, dramaturge and director: Bela Schenková.
Cast: Renata Kubišová, Bela Schenková and Martina Zoubková.

 

Circus ANPU will reveal whether actors who cannot make a back-flip, tame wild animals or even walk a tightrope, can rehearse a circus show. They tell the story of Antonín the clown who since childhood wished to have a circus without cages and shackles and whose dream has come true.

 

Divadlo ANPU, Stržná 33, 165 00 Praha 6, Czech Republic
Tel.: +420 604 47 34 80, e-mail: anpu@anpu.cz, www.anpu.cz

 


 

4:00 PM, PTAC/Theatre hall
PIKI Theatre, Pezinok (SK)
Daniel Pennac, Katarína Aulitisová
ROVER THE CUDDLY DOG
50 min., from 6 years

 

Set design: Markéta Plachá, music: Andrej Kalinka.
Directors, cast: Katarína Aulitisová, Ľubomír Piktor.

 

A piece depicting Rover's search for love as well as the fact that not only people might feel under the weather and sometimes they can be like dogs.
The production of Rover the Cuddly dog has attended many distinguished festivals and received several awards: The Kon-teskty festival of Contemporary plays for children and youth Poznaň, Poland (Stage Adaptation of Children and YA literature Award, Youth Jury Award), the Mateřinka festival of Puppet theatres, Czech Republic (Award for direction, concept and acting), Summer theatre harbour Maribor, Slovenia (Grand Prix) and many others.
 
Katarína Aulitisová & Ľubomír Piktor, Divadelná agentúra PIKI, Obrancov mieru 18, 902 01 Pezinok, Slovakia
Tel./fax: +421 33 6411033, e-mail: piki@rsb.sk, www.piki.sk