BiographyRenáta Weidlichová was born in 1973. Following her studies at the College of Decorative Arts in Uherské Hradiště and the Theatre School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (set design department, original creation and pedagogy department), she took up residencies abroad – in Nottingham and Utrecht. At the present time, she works as a freelance set designer and costume designer, as well as an assistant to set and costume designers, occasionally also as a lecturer at art workshops.
She has created settings for the productions: Drop in the Ocean (Ponec theatre), Geometry of Dependence (Dance Prague 2003 festival), The Little Prince (Valtice castle, stable), On the Vltava from Bohemia to the End of the World Within 365 days (NoD Roxy) and Beelzebub’s Sonata (Divadlo v Řeznické); sets for the concerts: Tribute to Heroes (Hradčanské náměstí, Prague) and Queens of Pop (Karlštejn castle), sets for the productions Odysseia (Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra), Mr. Hamilkar (Zlín Municipal Theatre). She has designed costumes for the productions Teremin (Dejvice Theatre), 13 Songs (Zlín Municipal Theatre).
As a set assistant, she has collaborated on the creation of the productions Apollo et Hyacinthus (Mozart, Theatre Liberec and the National Theatre), Die Kleinstädter (Th. Veidl, Theater Regensburg and the National Theatre), Der fliegende Holländer (Wagner, Theater Regensburg), La fanciulla del West (Puccini, National Theatre), Norma (Bellini, National Theatre) and others. As an assistant set designer, she has worked on the productions Roulette (Z. Merta, State Opera Prague) and Miss Saigon (C. Schönbert, A. Boublil, GOJA Music Hall Prague).