to the third edition of the international theatre festival HALBSTARK for kids from 9- to 13-years of age!

From October 23 to October 28, 2014, 16 exceptional theatre pieces from Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland and Italy will be our guests in Münster and its surrounding region. Whether a play, dance theatre, music theatre, or object theatre: All of the performances deal very closely with the issues and thoughts of their young viewers.

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Thank you!

Both happy and proud we look back on six amazing festival days, that really passed too quickly. Thanks to all the artists, children, contributors and festival-goers for the great edition of HALBSTARK 2014!

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Festival closing

October 28: After six days full of wonderful moments, inspiring theater experiences and exciting encounters, HALBSTARK is coming to an end. Join us tonight for the premiere of "Umzüge" and a final party at Theater in der Meerwiese - we will be happy to see you there!

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Junges Theater Münster (D)

Learning to Fly (Fliegen lernen)

Marta's mother fell out of a tree, shortly before Marta's 10th birthday. Now she's sitting on a cloud in the sky. Not only does her cheeky cat, Mo, think this is nonsense. Marta's best friend, Jojo, also doesn't believe in an accident. He's known for a long time that grown-ups don't tell the truth out of fear, especially parents when they are getting divorced or when they have other problems.

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With its programme of international guest performances, HALBSTARK is also a forum for creative, cross-border dialogues.

Theatre discussions about issues of current interest are directed at both the experts and the interested festival visitors.

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