The Ensemble

Philippe Brunner

Philippe Brunner

  • born in Berlin
  • Studied musicology and English literature
  • Founder and director of the Berlin Young Marionette Opera
  • Organiser at the Lucerne International Music Festival and the Berlin Festival
  • Production manager with ECM Records, Munich
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 2003: artistic director stage, dramaturgy, puppeteer

Anne-Lise Droin

Anne-Lise Droin                                                                      

  • born in Geneva
  • Trained as kindergarten teacher
  • Puppeteer, puppet-maker and stage director at the Geneva Marionette Theatre
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 2010: puppeteer, costume assistant

Pierre Droin

Pierre Droin

  • born in Geneva
  • Studied art history
  • Puppeteer, puppet-maker and stage director at the Geneva Marionette Theatre
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 1990: technical director,
  • technical stage manager, puppeteer

Vladimir Fediakov

Vladimir Fediakov

  • born in Moscow
  • Trained as a car mechanic
  • Lorry-driver, self-employed taxi-driver
  • Furniture restorer
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 2000: puppeteer, sculptor, carver

Barbara Heuberger

Barbara Heuberger

  • born in Salzburg
  • Studied biology
  • Organiser in the Provincial Office for Exhibitions
  • Concert management
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 1999: management

Heide Hölzl

Heide Hölzl

  • born in Salzburg
  • Trained in dressmaking at vocational college in Salzburg
  • Theatre dressmaking
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 1960: puppeteer

Marion Mayer

Marion Mayer

  • born in Salzburg
  • Master tailor and ceramist
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 2011: master costume department
  • puppeteer

Christa Mayrhofer

Christa Mayrhofer

  • born in Henndorf am Wallersee
  • Trained in restaurant- and hotel business
  • Financial bookkeeping with an international company
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 2009: cloakroom attendent

Michaela Obermayr

Michaela Obermayr

  • born in Salzburg
  • Commercial training
  • Purchasing, sales and marketing with Wrigley Austria plc
  • Management assistant with an Austrian trading company
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 1994: puppeteer, props, workshops,
  • assistant director stage

Barbara Ortner

Barbara Ortner

  • born in Salzburg
  • Trained in tourism
  • Receptionist and event management in several hotels
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 1999: administration

Emanuel Paulus

Emanuel Paulus

  • born in Schwarzach
  • Trained as painter, apprenticeship as painter
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 2007: puppeteer, technical workshop

Alexander Proschek

Alexander Proschek

  • born in Wiener Neustadt
  • Studied digital media-design
  • Self-dependent sound and light technician, musicien
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 2016: technician

Andrea Schmirl

Andrea Schmirl

  • born in Innsbruck
  • Study of languages, city guide in Innsbruck
  • Worked as saleswoman in a travel agency
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 2005: box-office

Roswitha Stadler

Roswitha Stadler

  • born in Bad Ischl
  • Trained in tourism
  • Secretary to the Writers' Society in Salzburg Literaturhaus
  • Sales manager with a manufacturer of medical laboratory equipment
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 2000: box-office

Anna Travaglia

Anna Travaglia

  • born in Mailand/Italy
  • Theater Studies at "Iuav" in Venice
  • Studied Bassoon
  • Trained in costume making and tayloring at “Accademia Teatro alla Scala”
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 2014: puppeteer, costume department

Eva Wiener

Eva Wiener

  • born in Klagenfurt, Austria
  • Trained in textiles at technical college
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 1990: puppeteer, properties

Ursula Winzer

Ursula Winzer

  • born in Hallein, Austria
  • Trained in textiles
  • Saleswoman and adviser with the Heimatwerk (folk costumes and traditional local goods)
  • Qualified Feng Shui adviser
  • With the Salzburg Marionette Theatre since 1986: puppeteer, properties