Turmoil at Czech Academies of Performing Arts

Students of two artistic schools, the Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU) and the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts in Brno (JAMU), have voiced their concerns about the current situation at their alma maters. 

Paper Story - Laterna magika for the little ones

“Mummy, write that it was amazing!” urge both my children (4 and 6 years old), who I took with me as a litmus test for Paper Story – the first production by Laterna magika under new creative direction.

metaBALLERINAS – The Importance of Raising Your Voice

You may have felt like having had enough of Baletky (Ballerinas). The book of choreographer and performer Miřenka Čechová had provoked heated debate even prior to its publication, following the mere release of its annotation and a few interviews.

Body Movement as a Space-Time (Dis)continuity

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...

Renaissance man Josef Svoboda

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.