Figurentheater Gerti Tröbinger und Maria Dürrhammer (A)
The summit meeting
Friday, 9 March 2019 | 10:30 AM
Duration: 45 minutes
It is about no less than a royal wedding, that is organised by two female specialists of a wedding agency. While preparing the festive table the find the time to tell the guest – the audience – the fantastic story of how this wedding has come to be. Because it all started with a senseless war. “The summit meeting” shows how stubbornness, greed, ignorance and selfishness can lead to war and catastrophe, and that salvation lies in peaceful cooperation.A complicated, current topic, treated with humour and care for people of 5+ years of age.
Author: inspired by a story by Michael Ende
Director: Annette Scheibler
Actor/actress/puppetier: Gerti Tröbinger, Maria Dürrhammer
Puppet and scenery design: Gerti Tröbinger
Costumes: Agnes Dürrhammer
About the group:
Puppety Theatre Gerti Tröbinger (St. Georgen / Gusen, Upper Austria) and Maria Dürrhammer (Linz, Upper Austria) have studied kindergarten pedagogy in Linz together. Since 1994, they have played puppetry together. In the beginning they went through a 3-year long training for puppetry – also together. Besides working in the duet “Gerti Tröbinger and Maria Dürrhammer”, Dürrhammer also works as a fairytale-teller and Tröbinger also builds puppets and is a soloist in puppetry theatre.