Radek Beran

Actor, director, scriptwriter

He co-founded the independent Cakes and Puppets company (1991) based on the principle of collective production, the founder of the independent Theatre b company (2016), the director of animated films (using the animation technique in real time) Weaklings and The Little Man.

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He graduated from acting at the Puppet Department at DAMU (now the Department of Alternative and Puppet Theatre). He is a director in Cakes and Puppets, Theatre b and other puppet theatres (DRAK Theatre, Hradec Králové).

He received the Erik Award for the most inspiring puppet production of 2004: Rocky IX (Cakes and Puppets) and a Special Jury’s Award at Skupa’s Plzeň 2015 for the production of Lynch (Cakes and Puppets).