Lucie Hayashi

Lucie Hayashi

Mgr. MgA. Lucie Hayashi, Ph.D., maiden name- Burešová (*1983), finished doctoral studies at Music and Dance Faculty of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (HAMU) in Dance Science/Dance Theory and got her master degree also from Japanese Studies at the Charles University in Prague. Besides dance journalism and production, she works on anthropological research of Japanese dance. Hayashi is cooperating on Japanese theater and dance productions, she, for example, choreographically prepared Madama Butterfly 2016 (ND Prague, directed by J. Heřman) and Nonomiya 2014 (NDM Ostrava, directed by J. Nekvasil) or spectacle Haiyu to Ame 2016 (Švandovo divadlo Praha, directed by Kristýna Loužecká ). She worked as assistant director of The National Theatre Opera in Prague. Since 2021 she is head of the HAMU Dance Department. She is lecturing Japanese dance and theater at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University and Academy of Perfroming Arts, where she is also teaching the Dance management and production and Performing Arts Management. She is the founder and editor of Taneční aktuality, an online Dance News Magazine, where she publishes regularly reviews, interviews or articles about dance.

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A Lyrical Portrait of Egon Schiele

One of the leading representatives of European Expressionism, Egon Schiele (1890-1918), who, together with Gustav Klimt and Oskar Kokoschka, established a new era of painting in Vienna, died more than a century ago at the age of 28.

Summer with Butoh at Alta and Venuše

At the beginning of the summer, Prague's venues Venuše ve Švehlovce and Studio ALTA took on an interesting challenge by inviting three butoh dance teachers to lead masterclasses and offering participants an extra scholarship for their participation. 

Round table about Tanec Praha

On September 24, 2020, the Ponec Theater hosted a debate between artists and representatives of the Tanec Praha organization, which has long influenced the dance scene in the Czech Republic.