Dear audience,

Since 2008, IMAGINALE has been presenting puppet theatre in Stuttgart, Mannheim, Heilbronn, Eppingen, Schorndorf and Ludwigsburg that borders on dance, music theatre, performance and digital art. This major cross-city event is one of the largest German puppet theatre festivals and strengthens Baden-Württemberg as a venue for international puppet theatre.

The 2023 edition awaits you with ensembles and soloists from Germany, France, Norway, Spain, Israel, Denmark, Belgium, El Salvador, Great Britain, Switzerland, Slovenia, Austria and the Netherlands. Workshops and exhibitions flank the theatre programme.

The IMAGINALE 2023 is organised

by the FITZ Theatre of Animated Forms, the Alte Feuerwache Mannheim, Junges Nationaltheater Mannheim (JNTM), Theater Heilbronn, Figuren Theater Phoenix, Eppinger Figurentheater and Junge Bühne Ludwigsburg.

The IMAGINALE 2023 is decisively supported by

by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts of the State of Baden-Württemberg as well as by the NATIONAL PERFORMANCE NETWORK Guest Performance Support Theatre, funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, as well as the Ministries of Culture and the Arts of the federal states.

In addition, the IMAGINALE 2023 is supported by the City of Stuttgart, the Youth and Cultural Office of the City of Mannheim, the Cultural Forum and the City Marketing Schorndorf, the City of Eppingen, the Institut français and the French Ministry of Culture, the Cultural Foundation of the Kreisparkasse Heilbronn, the Foundation Landesbank Baden-Württemberg and the Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI).