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Blocks 1,5+

Based on motifs of the story House of Blocks by Ela Peroci / 40 min

This puppet show is an aesthetic experience for the youngest theatregoers. It does not tell a concrete story, but we play in it and in doing so take life seriously. Jelka and Danilo play with blocks. They build, revive and animate "one simple box". They build a home, their own house made out of blocks, and in it a world of tenants and happenings that are associated with the real images of the world: with the weather, with the physical characteristics of objects, with the limits of the human body, with relationships between people, with stereotypes and peculiarities.

Culture section, Theatre for the really young, Petra Vidali, Večer, 6th December 2012:
"/…/ At Puppet Theatre Maribor they take great pride in being the first to address a particular age group that is usually overlooked in the traditional outlines of children's theatre. Following extremely successful ventures into adult theatre, this represents another step in a whole new direction. /.../"


Blocks <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Blocks <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Blocks <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Blocks <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Blocks <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Blocks <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Blocks <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Blocks <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Blocks <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Blocks <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Blocks <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Blocks <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>

Crew and cast

Director Nika Bezeljak

Visual designer Sabina Šinko

Performers Barbara Jamšek and Danilo Trstenjak 

Dramaturge Katarina Klančnik Kocutar 

Musician Klemen Bračko 

Speech advisor Metka Damjan

Composer Klemen Bračko

Lighting designer Enver Ibrahimagić 

Stage master Mitja Pastirk

Puppet, set and props makers Branko Caserman, Darka Erdelji, Lucijan Jošt and Neva Vrba

Costume manufacturer Maja Švagelj

Premiere — 6. December 2012

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