Two actors stand motionless on the stage and are controlled by two people from the audience. Among other things, they have to respect that the movement radius of the head is restricted.

A short pluck at the knee means to lift the leg. The puppet masters from the audience now move the actors' heads, limbs, and bodies.

The actors now play in the scene that depends almost completely on movements. But they can also try to control their movements by giving clear hints which their puppet masters consequently realize.

For example: "Where is the church tower? I can only see my feet."

Tip: It is helpful if at the very beginning the moderator shows an example of how "the puppets" let them be moved and explicitly indicates that the puppet master must not speak. Both increase the readiness to voluntarily step on the stage.

last update: 2019-02-22
by Guido Boyke

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