figures objects images
23rd international figuren.theater.festival
erlangen nuremberg fürth schwabach
may 12 to 21 2023

From May 12 to 21 2023 the international figuren.theater.festival Erlangen, Nuremberg, Fürth, Schwabach presents over 100 performances by international companies in the metropolitan area and has developed into one of the largest and most significant festivals in Europe for contemporary puppet, image and object theatre at the interface of dance, performance art and new media. The international figuren.theater.festival has taken it upon itself to question popular genre traditions and to foster the artistic encounters of varying branches as well as differing perspectives and ingrained views.

Advance ticket sales for this year’s festival edition start on 15 April at 8:00 a.m. both online and at ticket agencies nationwide.

Detailed information on the programme of the 23rd international. figuren.theatre.festival will be available on our new website from the beginning of April 2023.

For more information on past festivals from 2001 to 2019 please visit our archive.