The artistic director of the ballet ensemble of South Bohemian Theatre in České Budějovice, Lukáš Slavický, celebrated his 40th birthday on September 17th.
Miřenka Čechová is a leading contemporary creator of multi-genre performances. She describes herself as a workaholic and a perfectionist.
Petr Zuska on postponed première of Radio Free Cunning Little Vixen: “Creating a choreography to spoken word in specific and tricky.”
The preparations of the production of Radio Free Cunning Little Vixen were cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic days before the première.
She arrived at our meeting right from the Dance Department (HAMU) where she had been selecting applicants for an exchange programme in America which she organised.
Alina and I met in a café near the National Theatre last autumn. During our conversation, she laughed after every other sentence, using wild gestures and carefully checking her pronunciation...
He enrolled at a conservatoire only to improve his pirousettes. He devoted all his childhood and teenage years to Latin-American dances and believed he would do it forever.
In recent months, the debates within the Czech dance industry have become somehow hysterical. Studio Alta, the most progressive Czech production platform...
Christian Spuck commenting on Czech premiere of Leonce & Lena: „I changed myself and that is why my point of view of the piece changed too.”
Ballet company of the National Theatre in Prague prepared two premieres in one month.
Interview with ballet master Curtis Foley: “I like going into institutions, shaking them up a little and giving them something new and fresh”
Meeting a young artist, who has devoted his time and energy to dance teaching and coaching of professional dancers, is a truly uplifting experience.
I’m meeting Michal Krčmář after more than three years. We are in Brno, where he is preparing for his guest appearance in Jaroslav Slavický’s renewed première of La Bayadère.
We have known each other for many years. We met for the first time as students in the Ledebour Palace, which then housed the Dance department of the Music Academy of Performing Arts...
Mário Radačovský, a Slovak native and the current artistic director of the Brno National Theatre ballet, has been the head of the second biggest Czech company for five years.
“When working on a new piece, I enjoy even the pre-première stress” says Marika Hanousková about her new role as Liberec Ballet’s Artistic Director
I met Marika Hanousková in one the Liberec theatre’s changing rooms, right after the reprise of Margaux Thomas‘ The Little Prince.
The Royal Swedish Ballet in Stockholm is preparing for the fifth and last premiere of this season, which will take place on the 17th of May 2019.
Louskáček, Severočeské divadlo
Balet Severočeského divadla
Ústí nad Labem, Severočeské divadlo
Plzeň, Divadlo J. K. Tyla
Plzeň, Divadlo J. K. Tyla
Liberec, Divadlo F. X. Šaldy
Pražský komorní balet
Praha, Divadlo na Vinohradech