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Martina Hajdyla Lacová

Martina Hajdyla LacováMartina Hajdyla Lacová

She graduated from J.L. Bell Conservatory in Banská Bystrica as well as from the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Dance Pedagogy Department. In 2008, she participated in a half-year study programme in Hoger Instituut voor Dans in Antwerp, where she worked with an outstanding Belgian choreographer, Ann van den Broek. From 2006 she has been working with Marta Poláková (SVK), Mirka Eliášová (CZE), Maya M. Carroll (ISR), Ji-Eun Lee (KOR), Šárka Ondrišová (SVK), Helene Weinzierl (AUT), Irina Andreeva (RUS), Rasmus Ölme (SWE), Renan Martins (BRA), Andrej Petrovič (SVK), Jiří Havelka (CZE). She is a founding member of dance group ME-SA (2008), with which she participated in Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Spring forward festival/Aerowaves 2016, among others. Since 2009 she has been cooperating with the Slovak theatrical company Debris and the Norwegian choreographer Karen Foss, since 2011 with the Swiss company DA MOTUS! and the Czech dance company VerTeDance. She also works as a guest teacher in dance schools and studios over the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In 2015 she was awarded Czech price „Dancer of the Year“ for her performance in SuperNaturals. For her outstanding performance in the solo project L/One of the Seven she was nominated for prestigious Czech theatre prize „Thálie Award 2016“.