Be it improvisation, shadow, dance or mask theater – here you can try out nearly everything

Everything circus!

Funny clowns, agile artists and brave lion tamers – who does not know them? Would you like to create your own circus acts? Here at the Theater Museum we say „Let the show begin!“
Kindergarden till 2nd grade
Duration 1 hour

Animal Key Bouncing

One hour of rhythmical moves and grooves in the baroque Eroica-Hall, accompanied by the piano! Listen to the tunes and get moved by the rhythms. Be slow as a snail or quick as a hunting leopard, loud like an elephant or quiet like a rabbit. It's fun to turn into animals and to create beastly dances.
Kindergarten to 1st grade
Duration 1 hour

The Four Seasons Play

Everybody who loves stories, dressing up and acting is welcome to this workshop! Create a big theater play from a little story! Walk with the sun through all four seasons.
Pre-school till 3rd grade
Duration 1,5 hours

Bau dir deine Welt!

Workshop
Mit unserem Theaterkarren unternehmen die SchülerInnen in der Ausstellung eine Reise von der Antike bis in die Gegenwart. Die Zeitinseln laden zum Lösen von kreativen Aufgaben ein. Kleingruppen gestalten aus Bauklötzen Amphitheater oder aus Käsetellern Drehbühnen mit unterschiedlichen Schauplätzen. Sie setzen die Atmosphäre einzelner Modelle in Klangbilder oder Szenen um und gestalten eigene fantasievolle Welten.
3.-6. Schulstufe
Dauer 1,5 Stunden

Fairy Tales

Princesses, magicians or witches. In the fairy tales you come across enchanting and sometimes scary creatures and some dangerous situation has to be coped with. However, there is always a happy ending. Slip into fairy tale figures and bring them to life on our studio stage.
Pre-school till 4th grade
Duration 1,5 hours

Sing-Spiel!

Führung und Workshop
Nach dem eindrucksvollen Kennenlernen von einem der größten Sänger der Welt könnt ihr mit lustigen Aufwärm-, Stimm- und Gesangsübungen selbst mit eurer Stimme experimentieren und Melodien ausprobieren.
1.–4. Schulstufe
Dauer 1,5 Stunden

Rhythmical Body Tunes

Did you know that our body can also be an instrument? He is able to move rhythmically. Come along and invent awesome music pieces with really cool beats and let's discover the versatile world of rhythm.
1st till 4th grade
Duration 1 hour

Puppets! Crafting and Playing with Puppets

Our Zipizip, a little ghost living in the woods, shows you the fascinating world of figurine theatre and inspires you to craft your own rod puppets, coming to life on our studio stage.
1st till 4th grade
Duration 1,5 hours

Play Along „The Enchanting Flute“

Based on examples from different stage productions you become acquainted with the story of Mozart’s opera „The Enchanting Flute“ and its numerous ways to interpret it. You’ll be co-creator and co-actor, play the three Ladies, who kill the giant snake, experience the magic effect of the flute and bring Tamino’s assessment to stage maturity.
2nd till 4th grade
Duration 1,5 hours

Antique Myths and Legends

Come along on a journey back to antiques times. Meet the gods of Olympus, pass twelve exams together with Hercule, win the golden fleece with the Argonauts, or accompany Orpheus into the underworld. Myths are adventures. Unravel mysteries, overcome obstacles, outwit rivals and test your courage. Hardly ever this turns out well.
5th till 8th grade
Duration 1,5 hours

Figurine Shadow Theater

A spider, a flower or even better a human being? Based on your own finger shadows you’ll learn how to develop extraordinary shadow figures and bring them to life as short stories on our studio stage.
2nd till 12th grade
Duration 1,5 hours

Human Shadow Theater

In a blink you’ll learn all the tricks of the shadow theater and how to achieve stunning effects with this theatrical form, you’ll create short scenes and experiment with colourful shadows, movement and music.
2nd till 12th grade
Duration 1,5 hours

Black Theatre

How fascinating when hands are dancing in the air, items float and masks appear out of nowhere. Here at the Theatermuseum you'll try the options of Black Theatre on a small scale to achieve great effects.
3rd till 4th grade
Duration 1,5 hours

Improvisation

With three spoons of playful joy, five pinches of salt and the wish to dress up you’ll be part of the game. Improvisation lives of spontaneity. Without text, directions or stage design you’ll create lively theater scenes in the shortest time.
3rd till 12th grade
Duration 1,5 hours

Masks and Commedia dell'arte

With exercises on gestures and body language we show you the characteristics of the Mask theatre, you'll learn about the different temperamets and about the most famous and foolish figures of Commedia dell'arte, as e.g. Arlecchino or Pantalone.
5th till 13th grade
Duration 1,5 hours

Clothes Make The Man!

It’s quite difficult to do a somersault with a crinoline and wearing a crown does not really make you a king. Try on costumes and find out, how they can change the style of your acting and enjoy creating a fashion parade!
5th till 13th grade
Duration 1,5 hours

So wenig wie möglich, so viel wie nötig! - Bühnenbildbau

Führung und Workshop
Inspiriert durch die großartigen Modelle der Ausstellung setzen sich die Schüler/innen mit Fragen wie Raum und Form, Naturalismus und Symbolik, Illusion und Wirklichkeit
auseinander und verleihen ihren Ideen unter Anleitung einer Bühnenbildnerin in Modellform Gestalt.
7.–13. Schulstufe
Dauer 1,5-3 Stunden

Spring Awakening or Sugar For The Stork

Only on first sight the destiny and problems of the youths Melchior, Moritz and Wendla seem to be antiquated. In our days, sexuality appears to be omnipresent and to be discussed openly, and yet many tabus remain and the awakening of sexuality is associated with huge insecurities. With Frank Wedekinds text we approach this topic and transfer it into our days.
7th till 13th grade
Duration 1,5 hours

Romeo und Julia im Rampenlicht!

Liebesschwüre am Balkon, die heimliche Hochzeit oder der unglückliche Selbstmord. Jede Szene aus der großen Liebestragödie erfordert eine eigene Stimmung, die ihr mittels Schauspiel, Beleuchtung und Bühnenbildgestaltung erproben könnt.
7.–13. Schulstufe
Dauer 1,5 Stunden

Ein Leben für die Freiheit!

Aktivführung
Das Leben dieses politisch wachen, aktiven und mutigen Menschen, der sich dem kommunistischen Regime widersetzte und kapitalismuskritisch war, der gegen Unterdrückung
und für die Menschenrechte eintrat, soll zum Diskurs über Demokratie und Menschenrechte,
über Rechte und Pflichten jedes Bürgers und über Zivilcourage animieren.
8.–13. Schulstufe
Dauer 1,5 Stunden

Hamlet - The sixth sense - Sinn und Wahnsinn

Hamlet – Shakespeare – Liebe – Tod – Intrigen – Philosophie – Familie – Gesellschaft – Sinn und Wahnsinn. Ein Geist (der sechste Sinn?!) fordert Rache und schon nimmt die Tragödie ihren Lauf. Wir wollen die Geschichte des Dänenprinzen Hamlet spielerisch kennen lernen, geflügelte Worte und Textpassagen ins heute übersetzen, in Rollen schlüpfen und sie lustvoll in deine Lebenssituation transferieren. Das ist „cool“ und wird ein Spaß!
8.–13. Schulstufe
Dauer 1,5 Stunden

Ich bin nicht, ich zeige! - Brecht und das Epische Theater

Anhand exemplarischer Szenen von Bert Brecht zeigen wir die Besonderheiten des epischen Theaters auf und gestalten Szenen mit Mitteln der Verfremdung.
8.–13. Schulstufe
Dauer 1,5 Stunden

Hamlet - The Sixth Sense - Sense and Madness

Hamlet - Shakespeare - Love - Death - Intrigues - Philosophy - Family - Society - Sense and Madness. A Spirit (the sixth sense?) demands revenge and tragedy takes its course. We want to playfully discover the story of the Danish prince Hamlet, look at quotes and text passages, translate them, slip into roles and enjoy transferring them into your current life situation. That's cool and fun!
8th till 13th grade
Duration 1,5 hours

Contact

Mag. Karin Mörtl
T +43 1 525 24 5310
kulturvermittlung@theatermuseum.at

Fees

1 hour:
Up to 13 persons € 40,- (flat)
From 14 persons € 3,- per person

1,5 hours:
Up to 13 persons € 56,- (flat)
From 14 persons € 4,- per person

Dates upon request!

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