A half a year ago, Radim Vizváry was invited for collaboration by Laterna Magika, initially to represent the Czech Republic at Expo and create a brand-new piece, and eventually to become Laterna’s artistic director.
The third and last part of the project focusing on the relationship of contemporary art, choreography and contemporary dance is dedicated to the question of bodily motion...
In response to the government measures implemented this spring and largely restricting the existence of live culture, the companies Cirk La Putyka and HEAVEN’S GATE decided to remain active.
Cancer is currently one of the most frequent lifestyle diseases, each of us knows someone who is battling it. So when you go to see a performance whose title includes the word ‘tumor’, you expect a serious, depressive content.
The set designer Josef Svoboda, who would become exactly 100 years old today, is remembered by the whole theatrical world. He left a mark in all its genres.
Dancers and dance artists are not used to publicly voicing their complaints. Maybe that is why they are not heard so often and are among the few who do not lament over the present crisis.
On 9 April 2020, the Czech government approved the first 1.07 billion rescue package in support of the arts and culture. It was presented by the Minister of Culture Lubomír Zaorálek...
Hana Třeštíková, the Prague City Councillor for culture, and the online cultural overview GoOut has launched a nation-wide project to support theatres, concert halls, clubs and artists
In recent months, the debates within the Czech dance industry have become somehow hysterical. Studio Alta, the most progressive Czech production platform...
As is seems, there’s been a growing discourse on the issue of dance criticism recently. What purpose does (or should) dance criticism serve?
On Friday 18 October, the Special Edition 2019 of Czech Dance News (Taneční aktuality) has been published. The book will be launched on 30 October at the Centre for contemporary art DOX in Prague...
Art mirrors its time. Artists reflect - be it consciously or not - what surrounds them, concerns them and disturbs their sleep.