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Topic: Dance (12 records)

Jiří and Otto Bubeníček

Czech dancers, founders of Les Ballets Bubeníček. Jiří is an accomplished modern ballet choreographer and Otto is a scenographer and costume designer.

Daria Klimentová

Czech prima ballerina and dance teacher, a long-time soloist in the British ensemble English National Ballet and founder of the courses International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague.

Joe Jenčík

Czech dancer, choreographer and teacher, artistic director of Prague cabaret scenes and the Liberated Theatre. A founding figure of interwar theatre dance.

Nina Jirsíková

Dancer, member of the group Jenčík’s Girls, choreographer and costume designer. Apart from dance, she is also known for her cultural activities in the Ravensbrück concentration camp.

Miroslav Kůra

Czech dancer of both classical and modern ballet, an internationally acclaimed choreographer.

Jiří Kylián

World famous Czech choreographer living in the Netherlands, artistic director, dancer, scenographer, dance teacher and patron, one of the key figures of modern scenic ballet.

Liberate Theatre

Centre of Czech theatre avant-garde of the 1920s and 1930s. It was founded by directors Jindřich Honzl and Jiří Frejka as a section of the group Devětsil in the winter of 1925. During the economic crisis, it was one of the most popular theatres in the country due to Voskovec and Werich.

Saša Machov

Dancer and choreographer of the Avant-Garde Theatre D34 and Liberated Theatre. As head of ballet at the National Theatre, he pioneered a new concept of Czech modern ballet after 1945.

Milča Mayerová

Czech dancer, Avant-Garde choreographer and teacher, author of the dance composition of Vítězslav Nezval’s collection of poems The Alphabet (Abeceda).

Luboš Ogoun

Distinguished Czech dancer, innovative choreographer, librettist, director and coach of the Czechoslovak society of gymnastic athletes. One of the founders of the group Studio Balet Praha.

Ivo Váňa Psota

World famous Czech dancer and choreographer who made a career in Les Ballets russes. He was the artistic director of ballet in the National Theatre in Brno and in the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

Zora Šemberová

Exceptional dramatic dancer and an excellent dance teacher, the first person to dance the role of Juliet in Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet. After emigration, she taught dancing in Adelaide, Australia.

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