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Grin and bear it? Not with ‘Trampelmuse’!
Social exclusion and aggression towards others can start at an early age. The theatre group ‘DIE TRAMPELMUSE’ deals with the topic of how aggression can arise and why it escalates? With their repertoire of plays aimed at that specific age group, TRAMPELMUSE wants to encourage children to stand up to aggression and also show them how they can help one another. Instead of looking away, the kids should look closely and recognise the difference between intervening and stirring things up. The aim is that the kids should not just grin and bear it, but know how to ward off dangerous situations.
The plays “HerzDame-SchwarzerPeter-FullHouse” and “Wehr Dich Doch“ demonstrate the various types of boy- and girl-aggression: whether it’s hassle about a mobile phone, a broken bike or envy or showing-off amongst one another. The feelings involved are demonstrated – those of the stronger party as well as those of the weaker. The children in the audience can actively engage in the story and in this way get to know, try out and practise a new behavioural pattern. So that ‘DIE TRAMPELMUSE’ can continue with this work in schools leaving a lasting influence, the Auerbach Foundation is sponsoring this project over two years.