Kateřina StupeckáPermanent guest of Laterna magika
BiographyA graduate of the Duncan Centre Conservatory (dance) and the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (choreography), she also studied abroad (in Paris with Jean Gaudin, within internships at P.A.R.T.S., Deja Done and the Netherlands’ Fonty Dance Academy).
She worked with the contemporary dance company DOT504 (100 Wounded Tears, Manson), the Forman Brothers Theatre (Freak-show), the NANOHACH company (Brut), the National Theatre in Prague (the operas Enchantia, Rusalka), etc.
Besides dancing, she has created her own choreographies. The dance solo Da Capo and the trio All Fine earned her the 2008 Jarmila Jeřábková Award at the New Europe Festival in Prague. Her choreography Sunyata was short-listed for the Best Dance Production of 2011 and presented at the Espaces Pluriels festival in France. She has also participated in other choreography and theatre projects (Uni-forma with M. Jandová and H. Šťávová, the dance duet Jasper, the dance mosaic Theory of Chaos, the Disk Theatre’s production Absinth, the short dance film Da Capo within a workshop led by David Hinton, etc.)