I have met up with the members of the SPOLK collective in a virtual space. Their project called S dovolením (Excuse me!), though still a work-in-progress, caught my attention shortly before the autumn closure of theatres.
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The TANEC PRAHA international festival of contemporary dance and physical theatre is keeping up preparations for its 33rd edition.
The National Theatre Brno ensembles have prepared 18 premieres for the 2021/2022 season. Some of the titles have already been staged and later rescheduled during the past two seasons affected by the pandemic.
April 10 this year marks the 120th birthday of one of the major figures of Czech avant-garde dance and theatre - the left-oriented dancer, actor, choreographer, teacher, journalist and writer Míra Holzbachová...
Prague Chambre Ballet is keeping in touch with its audiences through online media. On Mall.tv, it presents brand-new productions alongside revived works by the company’s founder, Pavel Šmok (1927-2016).
The second week of February saw the 8th edition of Prague’s Cirkopolis festival, an international showcase of circus art organised by Cirqueon - centre for contemporary circus and Akropolis Palace.
The Czech National Ballet is bringing another online world premiere this week. Scheduled to be presented over the company’s YouTube channel on Thursday, March 25, Dos Solos Soles
Three questions for Douglas Lee: “You can get emotional resonance from an unusual shape or dynamic movement.”
Determined not to rob its audience of an exceptional experience, the Czech National Ballet is going to publish video recordings of three brand-new performances (originally presented under the umbrella title Phoenix) on its YouTube channel.
Taneční aktuality, the provider of the online platform Czech Dance News, presents a new series of international debates “Focus on Dance”, dedicated to the various aspects of and professions within the art of dance.
Studio Alt is going to present a new programme cycle in 2021 focused on performance art. The aim of the cycle is to provide continual presentation of male and female artists as well as to cultivate the genre of performance art and share different approaches to making art within diverse artistic communities.
2020 Theatre Critics’ Awards (previously called Alfréd Radok Awards), based on a survey conducted by the Svět a divadlo magazine, were announced on 3 February 2020.
Slamdance Film Festival 2021 presented Tereza Vejvodová’s short film Delimitation fusing dance art and experimental film formats as part of the category of narrative shorts.
Thirty years ago, on 22 February, we said goodbye to Ladislav Fialka and shortly after, to his mime group at Divadlo Na Zábradlí (Theatre on the Balustrade).
When the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic hit Europe in March 2020, the South Bohemian Theatre ballet company was busy rehearsing Petr Zuska and Štěpán Benyovsky’s new ballet Radio Free Cunning Little Vixen.
David Hinton: “The way you make a good dance film is not by simply filming a good piece of theatrical dance.”
Dance Film Festival Prague is going to happen in May, but organisers of this event already have now prepared a little teaser for its audience.