Since 1991, figuren theater tübingen has been devising theatre that melds visual arts, music, literature, film, and dance in an unmistakable style – with theatre puppets at the centre: Visual theatre for adults, involving all the senses, and internationally accessible.
Invitations to theatre festivals have taken the group working with puppeteer and director Frank Soehnle to more than 50 countries. Since 2016, the rehearsal stage in Tübingen has been open for productions prepared especially for that theatre space and for public rehearsals.
International collaborations, directorial work for other theatres, and teaching assignments at various universities complement the group’s own theatre work.


Various projects are in the oven:

  • Directorial work for “Die Republik der Träume” (The Republic of Dreams), based on texts by Bruno Schulz, for Theater des Lachens in Frankfurt/Oder: premiere september 23, 2021.
  • Directorial work for “Das Ding. Unheimlich. Übersinnlich” , based on texts by Poe, Lovecraft and Márquez for Puppentheater Gera: premiere november 13, 2021.
  • Our new production "7 in 1 go or the bravery of the world" will celebrate its Tübingen premiere on december 2, 2021 at Schlachthausstrasse 15.
  • From december 28, 2021 on we will present an exhibition with puppets and films: RE:animation – the secret museum” open daily from 17:00h – 20:00h.