Guide

An audio-visual dance performance on the search for a guide, which takes place without our even knowing it. Would we do something differently if we knew how it would all end one day? What if some day someone who wants to help us is waiting there and we don't hear them?

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A performance about knowledge, aging, finding strength, courage and decisiveness.
The GUIDE project was created by a collective of expressive young artists who first met while working on the production of Antikódy based on the poetry of Václav Havel created for the New Stage of the National Theatre.

About the author

Vera Ondrasikova

Studied choreography at AMU in Prague (Ph.D.). As a dancer she has taken part in projects by Czech and foreign choreographers. She won the Most Outstanding Dancer Award at the Masdanza Festival in the Canary Islands and was nominated in the Das beste deutsche Tanzsolo competition in Leipzig. Her performances have been presented at the Tanec Praha Festival, the Biennale de la danse in Lyon, the Aerowaves Festival in London, Aerodance in Amsterdam, Cynetart in Dresden and Masdanza in the Canary Islands (1st prize for group work). She has worked as a choreographer in residence in Mexico, Germany and France. She created the choreography for Havel's Antikódy at the New Stage of the National Theatre, which was also performed in Washington, Miami and New York in 2013. Along with British director Mike Bell, she ran a workshop BENEXT in Birmingham and was selected to take part in a residency initiated by the Czech Centre London.

Genre

Theatre / company

Věra Ondrašíková & Collective

Author

Věra Ondrašíková

Choreography

Věra Ondrašíková

Music

Filip Míšek

Interpretation

Jaro Ondruš, MiloslavMejzlík/Josef Kotěšovský

Dramaturgy

Marta Ljubková

Costume design

Hana Frišonsová

Length of the performance

40 minutes

Number of travelling persons

6

Awards

Light Design Award The Audience Award Best Danser for the main protagonist Jaro Ondruš

Produced by

Lucie Špačková

Premiere

3. 12. 2015

Contact

Lucie Špačková
spackova.lucie@gmail.com