We are : an independent figure theatre. With international experience. With awards in our own country and in foreign countries. With four years of experience on television (RTBF). Member of :
- Opendoek NVP (Dutch Union for Puppetry)
- UNIMA (Union Internationale de la Marionette)
- BASTT (Belgian Association for scenographs and Theatre Technicians)
- VTI (Flemish Theatre Institute)
- Cultural Council Beveren-Waas
Recognized and subsidized by the Province East-Flanders
President : Rudy Van Driessche
Artistic leader : Ronny Aelbrecht
Youth Production “Grabbelpas" 1996
Winner of the “prize-medal of Merit VVP"
Winner of the “Golden Star" – International festival Slovenia 1997
Winner “Golden Moubarak" – International festival Iran 1998 & 2000
Winner “Special Jury’s Award“ – International festival Prague 1999, 2002,2003
Winner Award “Best Player" – International festival Prague 2001
Winner “Children Award"– International festival Prague 2003.
We play : puppetry- and figure theatre for the most honest/ lovely public in the world : toddlers, infants and children of the primary school.
Our promise : beautiful performances
Our basic principle : using the power of imagination. Making our performances as various as possible (as butterflies don’t fly straightforward)Butterflies & Co is being subsidized by the :
- Flemish Community
- Province East-Flanders
- Municipality Beveren