Who Are We?

The Copenhagen Puppet Festival-team is established around the two founders and directors: Maria Suh and Barnaby Stig Swann Pedersen, a board of directors and 2 volunteers all working together to fundraise, organise and create the festival and events in between.
We are voluntary based and have no fixed funding. However what we do have is  determaination and a strong commitment to continue our work with creating awareness of adult puppetry and further develope the Art form. Please note that we do not accept applications to perform at the festival as it is by invitation only.

Our Skills

  • Insanity

    100%
  • Fun

    80%
  • Creativity

    100%
  • Boring

    0%
  • love and inspiration

    75%

"When you think of puppet theatre, you imagine something traditional, where the most technical thing about it is a piece of string. Copenhagen’s very first international puppet theatre festival should put an end to such misconceptions…"

− Copenhagen Post

"Something suggests puppetry may be the way to get soul and play back in to the theatre. It is for this very reason that Copenhagen Puppet Festival has reinvented itself for the second time to show that puppetry is an important factor in renewing the performing arts."

− From the magasin Puppetry in Scandinavia (Norwegian review)

"When you think of puppet theatre, you imagine something traditional, where the most technical thing about it is a piece of string. Copenhagen’s very first international puppet theatre festival should put an end to such misconceptions…"

− Dagbladet Information