There is an artistic anarchy in the PONEC Theatre. On the last day of November, the position of artistic director, which had been held for two years and three months by Markéta Perroud, was abolished.
Josef Bartoš is a dance writer and editor-in chief in Taneční aktuality. Graduated from Duncan Centre conservatory got his MA and PhD in Dance Studies from the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. At the same time, he received MA in psychology at Charles University in Prague. As an author, he works as well with Mozaika of Czech Radio and Artzóna of Czech Television. As a teacher, he is a lecturer of dance history, theory and management at Czech conservatories as well as at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.
Jonathan Gray was the last editor-in-chief of the world-renowned magazine Dancing Times. Unfortunately, after the coronavirus pandemic, the magazine announced its closure with the issuing of one last edition in September 2022
At the beginning of October, the Teatro Real in Madrid hosted a premiere called Pura Danza (Pure Dance) put together by Spain's leading ensemble Compañía Nacional de Danza and its director Joaquín de Luz.
The Zero Point Festival brought to Prague the work Tanzanweisungen by German choreographer Moritz Ostruschnjak shortly after the same piece was presented at the Flora Theatre Festival in Olomouc.
Mid-June saw the premiere of the recent multi-genre project Commander performed by the Czech dance and theatre company Farm in the Cave.
Studio ALTA has come up with a new “pay what you can” admission system. The audience can now choose from five price offers regardless of the seat they end up occupying.
Ostrov! (Island!), the new creation by Jana Burkiewiczová, provoked an unexpected reaction in me: I had to return to La Fabrika the very next day since I felt like having missed something very important.
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.
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