Marek Zákostelecký

(*1970)
Scenographer, director

The theatremaker with an easily recognizable style: his stage designs are distinguished by using significant black contours, bright colors and grotesque exaggerations in facial expressions.

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Productions like Cunning Little Vixen, He Stood by the Cannon, Georges Méliès’s Last Trick (DRAK Theatre), James Blond (Alfa Theatre), Puppets Have Got Talent (Naïve Theatre), How I Got Lost or a Short Christmas Story (V Dlouhé Theatre).

He graduated from the Department of Alternative and Puppet Theatre. He worked as a scenographer in the DRAK Theatre in Hradec Králové (most often in a duo with Jakub Krofta), he is now a freelance director and visual artist (he often works with Tomáš Dvořák). His work as a director and scenographer in Polish theatres may not be neglected (e.g. a very successful production of Palace Cinema in Teatr Lalka in Warsaw).

Has received many awards: 2010 Skupa’s Plzeň appreciated his stage design for Theatre Alfa’s James Blond (also received the PIF Award 2011), or Georges Méliès’s Last Trick performed in the DRAK Theatre in Hradec Králové (Skupa’s Plzeň 2014).

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