DANCE:Czech Dance

Events

Dance Festivals

Tanec Praha
Prague + the regions
The biggest international festival of dance and movement theatre in the Czech Republic
www.tanecpraha.cz

Czech Dance Platform (Česká taneční platforma)
Prague + the regions
An yearly showcase of Czech contemporary dance
www.tanecniplatforma.cz

4+4 Days in Motion (4+4 dny v pohybu)
Prague – An international
theatre festival focused on dance and movement theatre
www.ctyridny.cz

Small Inventory (Malá inventura)
Prague
The past year’s most interesting Czech premieres in physical, dance, visual, interactive, vocal, non-verbal, experimental and cross-over theatre
www.malainventura.cz

Large Inventory (Velká inventura)
Prague + the regions
A travelling festival of new stage work presenting regional creative performances
www.velkainventura.cz

New Europe Festival (Festival nové Evropy)
Prague
An international festival of contemporary dance and dance theatre combined with a choreography competition in original dance work
www.cjj.ecn.cz

Flora Theatre Festival (Divadelní Flora)
Olomouc
An international theatre festival that presents drama, ballet, opera, and dance and nonverbal performances
www.divadelniflora.cz

 

Venues

 

Prague

Ponec Theatre (Divadlo Ponec)
A dance theatre that showcases contemporary dance and alternative genres and stage technologies emerging in the contemporary arts
www.divadloponec.cz

Archa Theatre (Divadlo Archa)
A centre for contemporary stage arts of every genre
www.archatheatre.cz

Alta Studio (Studio Alta)
A venue devoted to discovering new creative landscapes and offering artist residencies
www.altart.cz

Alfred in the Courtyard (Divadlo Alfred ve dvoře)
A stage devoted to new theatre and presenting progressive art work and unique individual projects
www.alfredvedvore.cz

NoD
A universal space open to artistic and social experiments and bringing together theatre, exhibitions, and multimedia
www.nod.roxy.cz

La Fabrika
an open space for the contemporary arts (dance, theatre, film, and the visual arts)
www.lafabrika.cz

Duncan Centre Theatre (Divadlo Duncan Centre)
A theatre for contemporary dance and dance theatre that is also part of a dance conservatory
www.duncanct.cz

Disk Theatre (Divadlo Disk)
www.divadlodisk.cz

Jatka78
www.jatka78.cz

Palac Akropolis
www.palacakropolis.com

 

Regional Theatres

Konvikt
Olomouc
A venue that showcases contemporary theatre and dance and hosts co-productions of new projects and festivals, in particular the international Flora Theatre Festival
www.divadlokonvikt.cz

Barka
Brno
An intimate theatre space, with access for the disabled, best used for small-format theatre and dance activities
www.divadlobarka.cz

Theatre 29 (Divadlo 29)
Pardubice
A multi-genre cultural centre that aims to introduce and support contemporary, out-of-mainstream arts across every genre
www.divadlo29.cz

UFFO Trutnov
www.uffo.cz

Moving Station Plzeň
www.movingstation.cz

DEPO2015 Plzeň
www.depo2015.cz

Cooltour Ostrava
www.cooltourova.cz

 

Blog:

Krakow: Terminus

The final destination of this travel conference – or shall we rather call it study tour, as suggested by Clement? – was the old Polish capital, Krakow. A place swarming with tourists, trams (some with messages from the Pope), cultural institutions and quickly gentrifying neighbourhoods. We kicked it off with a visit to Laznia Nova […] »

Katowice: an easy day at the Silesian Museum

On 12 June (Day 8) we left Czechia and moved to Poland, but we stayed in the same region: Silesia. The Silesian Museum, since its opening last year, is one of the most important cultural spaces in the Polish side of Silesia district, and (yet another) very interesting example of art places created in the former […] »

Frequently Travelled Trains and Hazy Memories of Ostrava

By the time we reached Ostrava, most of the conference staff was reasonably tired as these shots below will testify. In the city of Ostrava we visited quite a few theatres (Puppet Theatre, Petr Bezruč Theatre, Old Aréna Theatre and Cooltour) and had lunch in a modern shared office space, Impact Hub.  After some thought-provoking […] »

Baroque walks in Olomouc

After leaving Slovakia we arrived to the Czech Republic to the beautiful small town of Olomouc. After the visit to the town hall and the city theatre we were presented two independent theatre venues and finished the day with a short performance. »

The second day in Slovakia: Zilina

  The conference quickly moved on from Topolcany to another great city in Slovakia: Zilina. For Attila, who was biking again this did take some climbing too. Stanica Zilina-Zariecie was the theatre venue which hosted us for exciting presentations with a strong theoretical focus, a provocative dance performance and a discussion with artist Jaro Viňarský. »