The Minorite Path / The Mythical Path / The Mini Path
The Maribor Puppet Theatre is located in the premises of the renovated Minorite Monastery from the 13th century. The complex, which is inhabited by the theatre and also covers the Minorite Church, is an important and interesting record of the history of Maribor. The Minorite Path leads you through the old corridors and basements, all the way to the restored church, while we present you the history of the
The Minorite Path is divided into three different guided tours, each dedicated to a different age group. They are called: The Mini Path (3+, 5+), The Mythical Path (9+) and The Minorite Path (12+, 15+).
half price with attending a performance or other selected contents
Saturday Puppetry Workshops
With Saturday puppetry workshops, we want to bring children and their companions closer to the nature of the puppet theatre. The puppet theatre brings together not only various types of art but also different age groups.
Once a month after certain Saturday performances, carefully prepared workshops take place, where we learn about the types of art that can be found in the Maribor Puppet Theatre.
Creative workshops for children
The Maribor Puppet Theatre organizes creative workshops for children, during their autumn and winter holidays, where they can develop their imagination. With the help of professionals, they create their own puppets or otherwise express their creativity.
Price€2 per day
Puppet Thursdays 5+
From October to May, children can spend Thursday afternoons socialising with puppets. This series of gatherings with puppet is planned as educational gatherings for children from the sixth to the twelfth year. In the first half of the year, at each meeting, children will get to know the new type of puppet and its characteristics. They will also make their own puppets. Systematically, children will learn about the history of puppets and puppetry and the professions we find in a puppet theatre.
In the second half of the year, children will face another challenge: how to create and perform real puppet performance!
Price €20 per month
Happy Puppet Birthday!
We invite your children to celebrate their birthday together with their guests at Maribor Puppet Theatre. First, the birthday boy or the birthday girl and his or her guests watch one of the performances, then every child creates his or her own puppet. The celebration takes place in cooperation with the Minorite Café.
The price is €7 per person for the programme, plus the price for the catering in agreement with the catering provider in our Minorite Café.
Discussions on performances
Each performance opens up known and new topics, raises questions and spreads horizons. Therefore, in Maribor Puppet Theatre, after the performance, we organize discussions on performance, involving artists from the performance, specialists in the field of education, arts, psychology and other relevant fields. The discussions are intended for pedagogical workers, parents and all those who recognize theatre as a learning area.
The Maribor Puppet Theatre organizes various professional seminars for puppeteers, pedagogical workers and others wishing to educate themselves in the field of puppetry arts.
For the 2020/2021 season, we are announcing a seminar with the master of theatre and invented musical instruments Peter Kus.
Little Paper Theatre - Kamishibai
Kamishibai, the original Japanese form of visual and participatory storytelling, has in recent years domesticated, developed and expanded throughout Slovenia. Our theatre is a shelter and a meeting point for kamishibai artist in Maribor, who occasionally prepare an afternoon programme, train other enthusiasts and spread good name on festivals at home and abroad.
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