The Shoes that were Danced to Pieces
based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm | puppet theatre for 12 year olds and older
Director: Christian Georg Fuchs
Stage design and costumes of the actresses: Gisa Kuhn
Puppets: Carsten Bürger
Choreographic collaboration: Daniela Backhaus
Make-up: Nadine Wottke
Cast: Kathrin Blüchert, Melissa Stock (Student of Contemporary Puppetry at the "Ernst Busch" Academy of Dramatic Arts), Karoline Vogel
Premiere: 23 February, 2024, at 7:30 p.m.
Twelve fairy tale secrets behind a closed door
What is the secret of the dancing that happens every night? Loud music and merry laughter come from the daughters' bedroom, but they won't let anyone in. The king commissions three noble man to find an answer. And indeed, the door opens twelve times for them, and the twelve daughters present themselves. Each one different, each one mysterious. Each with her own music and her own dance. Together, the twelve entwine their audience in ever more diverse dances…
The Brothers Grimm fairy tale about looking for and finding one's own way of moving, unfolds a panorama of distinct types of puppets and different dances from all over the world.