Festival Belluard Bollwerk International




Ballet Automobile

A farewell road trip with Fribourg drivers

Climb in and let’s hit the road! Because tonight, all the streets are a stage. Mercimax has created a nostalgic dance routine, performed by classic car enthusiasts, drivers of eco-friendly cars, environmental activists and tour-bus owners, and, of course, their vehicles. A romantic and murderous symbol of freedom, the car is unlikely to feature in the transport solutions of the future. Eight drivers from Fribourg share their very personal relationship with horsepower, speed, being on the road and sustainability. Joined by two actors, they will reflect on the end of an era for road transport as we know it, in a street theatre performance, with a difference.

Limited number of places!

90 min
in French and in German
Site du Belluard
  • Tue 30.6. 20:00 - 21:30
  • Wed 1.7. 20:00 - 21:30
  • Thu 2.7. 20:00 - 21:30
  • Fri 3.7. 20:00 - 21:30
  • Sat 4.7. 20:00 - 21:30
  • 15 CHF



Idea and artistic direction Karin Arnold, Jessica Huber Music and sounddesign Simon Berz (Live composition et performance), Mischa Robert (Audiotracks) Scounting & costumes Mirja Fiorentino, Judith Steinmann Script Marcel Schwald Graphic design Luca Schenardi Collaboration and performance Rana Bassil, Jean-Pierre Benz, Jérôme Berbier, Simon Berz, Frédéric Droux, Geneviève Liaudat, Oliver Schmid, Josef Ruckli, Gregory Stauffer, Francesca Tappa Production management Rebecca Maspoli

  • Sponsored by the Canton of Fribourg Cultural Promotion Fund and Stadt Zürich Kultur

    With the support of Pro Helvetia Special thanks to Marly Innovation Center, Messerli Group

©Nelly Rodriguez