Teatr Figur Kraków

Teatr Figur Kraków is a touring puppet and shadow theatre whose mission it is to create original spectacles and artistic events, to seeks new forms of expression and to find modernity in traditional puppet techniques.

The TFK gives its performances in Kraków, on host stages, at the most important puppet theatre festivals as well as in the smallest cultural centres and villages in Poland and abroad (including among others Washington, Moscow, Bielsko-Biała, Okulice, Psary, Baghdad, Seoul, Podłęże). In 2016, the Billy Fog play was translated into German and Russian. The team’s main field of interest is the shadow theatre, theatre pedagogy and social art.
The theatre offers five performances for children and adults: The Robot and the Butterfly (3-6 years), King Matt the First (6-10 years), Billy Fog (10+), Artistic handicraft (8+), Hulyet hulyet (15+) and Themerson’s world (15+)
In its ten years of activity, TFK has introduced 15 new plays and has participated in many international theatre festivals, among others in Taipei, Seoul, Leipzig, Washington, Moscow. The team’s main field of interest is the shadow theatre, theatre pedagogy and social art.
The theatre offers four performances for children and adults: The Robot and the Butterfly (3-6 years), King Matt the First (6-10 years), Billy Fog (10+), Hulyet hulyet (15+) and The Themersons’ World (15+).
The TFK regularly holds theatrical workshops, known as the Centre of Theatrical Education, addressed to children, young and adult people. Company has run the TFK Locally programme since 2014, inviting the inhabitants of various housing estates to put on their shadow plays in apartment and staircase windows.

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