Laterna magika´s comeback at EXPO
Laterna magika returns to the EXPO after 50 years with the performance Robot Radius, created specifcally for the world fair at the New Stage of the National Theatre in Prague. This contemporary and technically innovative work uses the real-time motion capture technology, enabling the dancers and musicians performing on the stage to have direct inﬂuence on the real-time projection on the screen. The EXPO visitors will witness a battle of the last man on the Earth versus a robotic technology gradually taking over the world. In our performance, artifcial intelligence does not take the form of a humanoid robot, but rather that of a system that plans to transform life into a virtual reality.
Opera Season 2021/22 in Prague
It is our great pleasure to invite you for no less than 11 premieres in the upcoming season 2021/22. This extraordinary number of new productions is, of course, the result of last year’s situation, when we prepared a number of new titles but were prevented by the governmental restrictions from presenting them to the public.
Czech National Ballet premiere on-line The Sleeping Beauty
The narrative ballet The Sleeping Beauty, choreographed by Marius Petipa, was frst performed in 1890 in St Petersburg. The music was composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Now its adaptation as crafted by the legendary prima ballerina Marcia Haydée is set to become part of the Czech National Ballet’s repertoire, as a remarkable artefact of the classical ballet spiritual legacy.
On-line world premiera of The Czech National Ballet
During 2020/2021 season The Czech National Ballet manages to stimualate creative energy and seeking new artistic impulses. The world online premiere of works by choreographers Douglas Lee and Alejandro Cerrudo ranks among them. We value every moment when we can freely create and thus contribute to the formation of a sensitive and supportive environment…