ENGLISH SUMMARY

Puppettheatre Hupilainen was founded at 1984 at Kangasala. Puppettheatre has own theatrebuilding Parvula also in Kangasala. There we have about 50 places for audience. The building itself is 200 years old and is located near Vääksy manor.

We make performances both for children and adults. We arrange theatre education in puppetry, drama and so on. Our actors are trained in drama, puppet theater acting, dance, music and they are also kindergarten teachers and physiotherapists. Every year puppettheatre Hupilainen has two new performances. Theatre has in program about 13 performances. You can order them to your place or you can come and watch performances in our beautiful puppet theatrehouse.

Year 2005 we will have Kangasala IX Puppettheatrefestival from 7th to 11th of September. There we have invited puppettheatres from Finland and from Poland. We are going to have also a course for puppeteers, adults and children. The maintheme for the festival is stickpuppets. Teachers are from Poland and from puppettheatre Hupilainen.