Join the Train Theater for five days full of experiences with the visual theater, the Objects Theater, a contemporary puppet theater from Israel and around the world.
The International Train Theater Festival presents the best works of visual theater, object theater, and contemporary puppet theater from Israel and around the world.
This year, the event takes place at the new Davidson Theatre in the Bell Garden. It will host a range of international productions from France, the Netherlands, South Korea, and Spain and dozens of original shows for children and adults.
So what’s in store for you at the Train Theater Festival this year?
This year you are invited to the imaginary city of Shikshukalem. There is no weather in this city, the cafe serves sounds and tunes, and it is a city with no roads or cars - it has only a talking train and circus performances.
This year a variety of free events is available to the public: dance performances, circus, and clowning for the whole family in the afternoon hours. In the evening a creative workshop for children will take place, and spend the evening at the tavern drinking and watching an adult theatrical cabaret show where you can enjoy the atmosphere, listen to music, see a show, sing, and enjoy meeting guests, artists and puppets.
Among the children's shows that will be staged at the festival is Hands Up - a contemporary circus, dance, and object theater with a world-leading handstands artist.
From the Netherlands comes Hermit - an imaginative play about a man who lives in a box.
From South Korea - Beside You -a moving journey story is told using traditional string instruments and puppet theater.
From France comes The Eighth Day - a celebration of poetic contemporary circus, delightful chaos, and liberating absurdity for the whole family.
Among the festival shows for adults this year: 2 shows from Spain, AY! YA! Twelve poetic visual images creating an image of the human body. The second is The Watching Machine presenting small displays of light and shadow creating a show of optical illusion. A joint dance evening - two solo works ranging from body animation to object animation, Psyche - based on the mythical story 'Amour and Psycho'- colorful expanding stages, puppets, silhouettes, actresses, and live singing.