31 Mar 2017

World Festival of Puppet Theatres | call for OFF Street proposals



The World Festival of Puppet Theatres Charleville-Mézières, France invites applications for OFF Street section. The Festival welcomes at each edition, around 400 internationals and French professionals. It is hold in 40 venues in Charleville-Mézières and takes over also the streets of the city.

We would like to offer an “acceptable” welcome and at the same time, we would like to diversify the proposals in the city. For these reasons, we can accept only around 70 applications where puppets find a central place.

For applying, please consult the guidelines, fill out the data sheet and return it before the 31st of March 2017

The World Festival of Puppet Theatres includes:

  • the world’s largest gathering of puppeteers every other year in Charleville-Mézières

  • the support of artistic creation through the co-production of shows, the hosting of artists in residence, as well as the promotion and distribution of shows

  • continuous work all year round in order to promote puppetry and develop audiences in schools, in organizations and within the general public

  • the organization of “Puppetry Weekend D-365” one year before the festival.