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Laterna magika

Cube

New media and dynamic chreography in a dance project by young artists

The New Stage
Popular title
Contemporary Theatre
Current topic
Modern adaptation

The National Theatre sells tickets for full capacity of its venues, for all auditorium seats, with the exception of the first row.
According to the government's decision, visitors must meet these conditions.
Tickets can be purchased on the website of the National Theatre and at the box offices of the National Theatre.

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    October 2021

    Friday 29. 10.
    20:00

    Tickets available

    Popular title
    Contemporary Theatre
    Current topic

    Saturday 30. 10.
    20:00

    Tickets available

    Popular title
    Contemporary Theatre
    Current topic
    November 2021

    Saturday 27. 11.
    20:00

    Tickets available

    Sunday 28. 11.
    20:00

    Tickets available

    February 2022

    Friday 4. 2.
    20:00

    Tickets available

    Saturday 5. 2.
    20:00

    Tickets available

    March 2022

    Wednesday 9. 3.
    20:00

    Tickets available

    Thursday 10. 3.
    20:00

    Tickets available

    Basic information

    Venue

    The New Stage

    Approximate running time

    1 hour, no intermission

    Premiere

    March 23, 2017

    Awards

    After winning the 1st prize at the 2019 BABEL Fast International Theatre Festival, Cube has received the Honourable Mention for Video mapping and projections from the biennial national competition of contemporary dance art Ballet 2019.

    Cube is a one-hour show within the successful LaternaLAB, a project that has primarily found inspiration in original Laterna magika productions, blending together film images and live performance. It makes use of the current video mapping from several projectors placed in different spots.

    Cast

    • 2021-2022

    Creatives

    About

    The visual composition draws upon the motif of the “cube”, in all kinds of possible variants that surround us. Owing to its structure and the potentialities provided by 3D visualisation, the Rubik’s Cube will represent one of the main motifs. By means of a very simple basic scenography and detailed, accurately focused projection, it is possible to markedly change its perspective, movement and surface, thus affecting the overall space, dynamism and time. A modern and precise choreography enhances the film illusion and, vice versa, the film illusion supports the performer’s movement on the stage.

    In 2017, Cube was presented at the festival Theatre World Brno, in 2018 international theatre festival Without Borders in Český Těšín/Czeski Cieszyn and in June 2019 at the international festival BABEL FAST in Romania, Targoviste, where the performance won the price for the Best Show of the festival.

    Recommended for 15+

    What visitors say:
    "Der Titelunserer Vorstellung hieß "Cube" und war eine Mischung aus modernem Tanz und Videoprojektion. Die Effekte, die daraus entstanden, erstaunten und überraschten. Ein herzliches Bravo den Tänzern für ihre Leistung und ein ebenso herzliches Dankeschön dem technischen Personal." (Swisslady2014, TripAdvisor 2.10.2018)

    "Watched "cube". Amazing experience - the perfect mix between technology & art. Highly recommend it." (Patricia Prato Casado, Facebook 14.5.2017)

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    Cube Programme

    A booklet for the production of Cube

    50 Kč

    Practical information

    Where to buy tickets

    From October 1, 2021, we start selling tickets for the performances until the end of March 2022. Advance sale of tickets for all performances (Ballet, Drama, Laterna magika and Opera) is on sale for 6 months in advance.

    When purchasing online, we will send you an E-ticket by e-mail. You can pick up printed tickets in person at the box offices of the National Theatre.

    According to the government's decision, visitors must meet these conditions.

    What to wear?

    By their appearance, attire and behaviour, the audience is obliged to adhere to the accustomed practice expected from them when attending a theatre performance.

    Parking at the National Theater

    While visiting The National Theatre and the New Stage You can use nearby secure car parks:
    Kotva department store (Revoluční 1/655, Prague 1), then walk along Králodvorská street to Ovocný trh.
    Palladium department store (Na Poříčí 1079/3a, Prague 1), then walk along Králodvorská street to Ovocný trh, or to the Powder Gate through Celetná street to Ovocný trh.

    From the beginning of April 2020, the underground car park is closed due to reconstruction. The length of the reconstruction is estimated at a year and a half.

     

    Buffets on the New Stage

    Use Café Nona for refreshments on the New Stage.