Bratislava Puppet Theatre

Bratislava Puppet Theatre - logo
Bratislavské bábkové divadlo
Contact: Ján Brtiš Director
Telephone: 421 (0) 2 5263 4740
Dunajská 36, 811 08 Bratislava, Slovakia
421 (0) 2 5292 3668
421 (0) 2 5292 4738

Bratislava Puppet Theatre - logoBratislava Puppet Theatre was established in 1957 as the State Puppet Theatre and was the third professional puppet theatre to be established in Slovakia after the theatres in Žilina and Nitra. Since its inception it has had five decades of the theatre production, searching for an identity against the background of struggles and victories in the exploration of puppet theatre creation. The company adopted its current name in 2002.

During its history Bratislava Puppet Theatre has performed 160 premieres and offered altogether 11,000 performances for three million viewers not only from Bratislava, Slovakia or the former Czechoslovakia, but also from all over the world. Bratislava Puppet Theatre has been awarded innumerable top festival prices, which reflect the an enormous creative potential of all its members.