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Daniel Tesař

Poorly educated, originály a worker at the ČKD Tatra factory, he has shaped and coloured light beams since 1998. Currently a light designer, tour manager, co-owner of a business. In the first decade of the 21st century, he has worked with Jan Kodet on designs for his choreographies Gates (2000), Danse Macabre (2001), Cala Estreta (2002), Lola & Mr. Talk (2003), Goldilocks (2006), (e) MOTION PURE (2007), Camoufl•AGE (2009). Since 2004, he has co-created the visuals for the opera director Jiří Heřman’s productions – The Flying Dutchman (2004), Lamenti (2004), Curlew River (2005), ’Orfeo (2007), Rusalka (2008), The Miracles of Mary (2009), Parsifal (2011), The Jacobin (2011), Gloriana (2012). He collaborated with the Czech National Ballet on the productions The Sleeping Beauty and Amerikana III. From 2009 to 2011, he designed the lighting for DOT504’s performances Hidden Landscape and 100 Wounded Tears. He has also worked as technical manager for the festivals 4+4 Days in Motion, Dance Prague and Theatre Nitra, as well as for workshops held by the Institute of Lighting Design.

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