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Welcome to the Caretakers
“An algorithm walks into a bar…”
- A World Without
“If I had my will, every idiot who went about with “Merry Christmas” on their lips would be roasted with their own turkey and buried with a stake of holly through their heart.”
- Mr. Scrooge
“What’s Christmas but a time for spending money you don’t have, on things you don’t need?
- Mr Scrooge
“Your names: You are Briar. Winter. Phoenix. River. Lake. Almond and Mercury. "And you’re not pulling my leg?"
-Above the Water
"...but we are safe up here, no?"
- A Storm Louder Than Everyone Else
“There is nothing inside you. You are only full when you’re filled with violence.”
– Love of the Nightingale
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Upcoming Events

Improv Theatre Workshop

Have you ever wondered what improv-theatre means? Come and join our improv-theatre group. Everyone is welcome. You don’t need any drama, acting, comedy or improv experience whatsoever. Full details here

AGM and Summer Get-Together

Save the date: the AGM and Barbecue Get-Together will take place on 10 September. Full details here

Auditions: Christmas Reading

We are happy to announce the auditions for our Christmas reading. We are looking to cast up to 8 actors of different ages, gender, and backgrounds: all you need to audition is a good voice and English reading skills. Full details here

Reading Pool Meetings

The reading pool is taking a break for the summer, but will be back in September. Full details here

Committee Meetings

Have you ever wondered what the committee does at those mysterious committee meetings? Do you have an idea for a play, a reading or another project, which you would like to discuss? Or do you just want to come by for a chat? Join a committee meeting! All info here.

Support Us

Do you like what we do? Want to support English-speaking theatre in Bern? Look no further, it’s easy! All info here.

About The Caretakers

The Caretakers is an English-language theatre group or association, which was founded in 2010 in Bern. We foster all aspects of amateur theatre and performance and are always open to new ideas!

What has made the theatre group so exceptional over the years has been the ability of all the people taking part in our productions, the actors, directors, stage managers, the costumers, the set builders, the props directors, the make-up artists, sound and lighting crews, every single person involved in a production to work closely together in an ensemble.

Furthermore, most of our productions are home-grown. Most of our plays are written by our in-house authors and we have even been cheeky enough to update Shakespeare, Dickens, and Snow White.

We are an open group, and anyone can come to our auditions – or even propose an entirely new production! Sign up to our newsletter to stay informed about opportunities or contact the committee if you have questions or ideas!