The Prague Chamber Ballet Friends Club is here for you!
07. 01. 2017
Are you interested in what is happening behind the scene of one of the most important Czech dance companies? Would you like to book the best seats in the auditorium? Or meet the dancers in person? Become a member of the Prague Chamber Ballet Friends Club and get several advantages at once! The membership can also be a good present for your loved ones!
For more information please go to http://prazskykomornibalet.cz/en/support-us/friends- club/
30. 12. 2016
Thank you for your support in 2016. In the new year we wish you health, happiness, extraordinary dance experiences and a lot of positive energy! Stay with us in 2017.
World premiere Mystery of Time
09. 12. 2016
Come and spend with us a unique evening filled with dance. Treat yourself to a pleasant last advent Sunday! On 18 th December from 7:00 pm at the Vinohrady Theatre in Prague. You can enjoy the world premiere of the „Mystery of time“ which will present the works of 3 talented Czech choreographers – Hana Polanská Turečková, Marek Svobodník and Ondřej Vinklát. The common motif of all these three artists was the phenomenon of time and they will present their different views on it. All three of them were also inspired by original Czech music such as Miloslav Kabeláč’s symphonies (Mystery of Time), Bedřich Nikodém’s and Jaroslav Ježek’s musical hit songs (A Glimpse of POEtry) and contemporary music by Marek Pavlíček composed for the production titled „Now²“.
Tickets available at: www.divadlonavinohradech.com
On-line theatre telephone line free of charge: 800 900 888 (bookings, information desk, ticket office)
Competition – win 2 tickets for Metaphors of Dance
26. 11. 2016
Take part in a competition – you can win 2 tickets for the ballet production Metaphors of Dance which will take place on Sunday 4 th December at the Ponec Theatre in Prague. If you guess right which of our dancers will perform in the role of “Sabrina” you can win not only the tickets but also a small St.Nicholas Day gift set.
Please send your answers to our email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is 2 nd December,2016.
Book or buy your tickets at: www.divadloponec.cz.
Prague Chamber Ballet on tour
30. 10. 2016
Don´t miss repeats of performance „3 Czech Quartets“ at Municipality Theatre in Turnov (1.1.), Municipality Theatre in Znojmo (8.11.) or Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava (9.11.). We also visit the Institut of Culture Mazovia in Warsaw with the creation „This is not a kiss!“ by Žiga Jereb & Anna Štěrbová (19.11.).
For reservations or buying tickets go to the website of the organizers.
Galaevening Hommage á Pavel Šmok
05. 10. 2016
A special evening dedicated to the memory of prof. Pavel Šmok will be held on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 7 pm at Vinohrady Theatre in Prague. Besides Prague Chamber Ballet other leading Czech and Slovak companies will remember on Master of dance art – Ballet of the National Theatre in Prague, Ballet of National Theatre in Brno and Ballet of Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava.
Tickets available: http://www.divadlonavinohradech.com/
Random Encounters at Golden Prague festival
19. 09. 2016
Especially for this year's edition of Golden Prague festival is created a new opus for seven dancers choreographed by Jitka Tůmová and Patrick Čermák called "Random encounters“. Young authors choosed the music of the Italian pianist and composer Ludovico Einaudi. The premiere takes place on October 1st at piazzetta of National Theatre Prague.
3 Czech Quartets in Košice
02. 09. 2016
3 Czech Quartets will be performed in the framework of the 10th jubilee of Theatre Festival of Mittle Europa at a historic building of the State Theatre Košice. Tickets available at: www.kosicefest.eu
Come see comme ça at festival SIRAEX
14. 08. 2016
As part of the jubilee of 10th annual dance festival Siraex with international participation in the Castle of Klasterec nad Ohri Prague Chamber Ballet presents creation „Come see comme ça“ on August 19th at 8pm. Tickets available before the beginning of performance.
Enjoy summer evening with dance
17. 07. 2016
We would like to invite you to the author's evening of Hana Polanská Turečková, which will be presented on July 19 at 8PM at Studio ALTA. Prague Chamber Ballet will perform the choreography Black Mirror. The evening will be supplemented with the premiere of the author`s choreography “Choreographic exercises I.“.
Tickets can be purchased an hour before the show or book via email email@example.com.
Wish you beautiful summer holidays
03. 07. 2016
Prague Chamber Ballet symbolically ended successful season 2015/2016 with its last performance of Metaphors of Dance (29/06). During which it prepared the new premiere, travelled abroad for a several times and performed more than 30 successful performances. We would like to thank not only the dancers and everyone who allowed and contributed to this work, but also you – the audience and fans of Prague Chamber Ballet! Do not forget about ballet even during the summer holidays, and please accept our invitation to the author's evening of Hana Polanská Turečková, where the company will present its choreography Black Mirror – 19th July 2016 at 20:00 in Studio ALTA.
Prague Chamber Ballet at Festival Dance Brno 2016
21. 06. 2016
Next performance of the company will be held on June 24th at 7pm in Mahenovo Theatre in Brno. Within the festival Dance Brno 2016 Prague Chamber Ballet will present the latest premiere „Metaphors of Dance“, which handles the topic of human behavior with its bright and dark sides.
The performance in Brno will be followed by a last farewell to the season by presentation of the same title – Metaphors of Dance in Theatre Ponec on June 29th.
We’re going on tour in Slovakia
06. 06. 2016
Prague Chamber Ballet will present the latest title Metaphors of Dance during its tour in the Slovak Republic. First, on 10th June at the festival „Zámecké hry Zvolenské“ it will perform during open air performance at the castle Zvolen at 9pm. The next performance will be two days later (12th June) in Kosice, in non-traditional concert hall Kasárne / Kulturpark at 7pm.
Introducing a new dancer
27. 05. 2016
New permanent soloist Leonardo Germani joined the company since 1st May. Leonardo graduated in 2014 at one of the most prestigious ballet academies in Italy – Opus Academy in Florence. Currently, he is intensively studying the repertoire and since the new season the audience will be able to see him on stage alongside other dancers.
You can read his CV here.
Last performance of Metaphors of Dance in Prague in this season!
14. 05. 2016
Prague Chamber Ballet is preparing a final reprise of performance Metaphors of Dance in Prague. It will take place on 29th June 2016 at 19:00 in PONEC – the dance venue. You will see choreographies: Come See Comme Ça, Silent Cry, and This Is Not a Kiss. You can also follow all information at the event on our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1074032569324945/
Do not hesitate and buy your tickets now at the link here: http://www.divadloponec.cz/eshop?performance=148&time=1467219600
Celebrate International Dance Day with the Prague Chamber Ballet
20. 04. 2016
Let`s join us on Friday, April 29 to celebrate International Dance Day with our company. We have prepared OPENCLASS of modern dance with our soloist Jitka Tůmová (9:30 – 10:45 at studio Contemporary), then we will continue with the OPEN REHEARSAL OF THE REPERTOIRE (11:00 – 12:00 at studio Contemporary). The program will finish during the presentation of choreography THIS IS NOT A KISS! (13:30 – in front of sv. Wenceslas church, Prague 5). All activities are for free! Please make a registration for the openclass via mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funeral of Mr. Pavel Šmok
10. 04. 2016
The last farewell with the founder and the longtime artistic director of Prague Chamber Ballet prof. Pavel Šmok will be held on Monday, April 11 at 11am at the Ceremonial Hall in Ústí nad Orlicí.
We deeply regret to announce the death of Mr. Pavel Šmok
04. 04. 2016
With great sorrow and regret we announce that at the age of 88 died a phenomenal choreographer, teacher, director, founder and artistic director of Prague Chamber Ballet, master Pavel Šmok.
Significant Czech artist who greatly influenced the development of Czech dance, will remain forever in our hearts! R.I.P.
Audition for male and female dancers
23. 03. 2016
We are looking for creative and professional dancers (male and female) with excellent technique, who are educated in contemporary and classical ballet dance and are interested in creating a new generation of contemporary dance personalities. Audition will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 9:30 am at Studio Contemporary (National House Vinohrady, nám. Míru 9, Prague 2). CV with photos (portrait and professional) and video should be sent by March 28, 2016 at the email address: email@example.com.
For more information, please see the .pdf attachment here.
New ballet master Igor Vejsada
21. 03. 2016
Ballet master, teacher and emeritus director of the ballet company of National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava Igor Vejsada joined the position of ballet master in charge of the artistic leadership of the company Prague Chamber Ballet on Monday, March 21. About what will be his first steps during, not only, the preparation of the new premiere, but also about his feelings from the first rehearsals with the dancers you can read in a forthcoming interview that will soon be available here in the news section. In the context of the difficult work at the independent ballet company we wish him a lot of strength, positive energy and joy of a well done work.
Exceptional guest Jeanne Solan
07. 03. 2016
We are honoured to welcome at our open classes former Neatherlands Dans Theatre soloist, assistant of Jiri Kylian and extraordinary teacher Mrs. Jeanne Solan. Classical ballet lessons for advanced dancers and professionals will be held on Tuesday (8/3/2016), on Thursday (11/3/2016) and on Tuesday (15/3/2016) at 9:30 in Contemporary studio, National House Vinohrady. Please make a reservation via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Metaphors of Dance for the third time in the Estates Theatre
12. 02. 2016
Prague Chamber Ballet will present the composed program „Metaphors of Dance“ on Saturday, February 20th at 19 o’clock in the Estates Theatre. The evening consists of three choreographies made by four authors – Aleksandra Dziurosz, Hana Litterová, Anna Štěrbová and Žiga Jereb. Tickets are available at the National Theatre box daily from 10am to 6pm or electronically at the link here. For more information about upcoming performances, please see the section Program.
Open class and workshop with choreographer Aleksandra Dziurosz
04. 02. 2016
We would like invite you to open classes and workshop with Polish teacher, choreographer and founder of the Warsaw Dance Days Aleksandra Dziurosz. Open classes will be held on 18th and 19th February 2016 from 9:30 to 10:45. On Thursday (18/2/2016) the openclass will be followed by a workshop focused on contemporary dance techniques. All classes are held in studio Contemporary at National House Vinohrady. On 20th February you can see the piece of this choreographer Come see Comme ça in the Estates Theatre within the performance Metaphors of Dance. Bookings for open class and workshop: email@example.com, tel .: 602 404 010
The beginning of new year with 3 CZECH QUARTETS
13. 01. 2016
Prague Chamber Ballet is currently rehearsing the repertory for the performance 3 CZECH QUARTETS. The first performance will take place at the Municipal Theatre in Nový Bor, 20th January at 19:00 and the next one at the Roškotovo Theatre in Ústí nad Orlicí, 26th January at 19:30. The choreography “Slavonic Quartet” will also introduce new dancers Viktor Svidró and Sabina Bočková. Sabina will also take a role in choreography “From my life”.
For more information about scheduled performances, please visit the section Program.
26. 12. 2015
Merry Christmas and happy New Year! Wishing you good health, happiness, and joy of dance in the coming year and always. We are looking forward to our further cooperation and meetings.
Celebrate December 25th with Prague Chamber Ballet
22. 12. 2015
Prague Chamber Ballet is preparing its 1st reprise of the premiere program Metaphors of Dance, which will take place on December 25th, 2015 at 19:00 at the Estates Theatre in Prague. Tickets are available at the box offices of the National Theatre daily from 10am to 18pm, or electronically at the link here. We wish you Merry Christmas and we are looking forward to meet you in the theater.
New dance educational program Dance Contrasts
02. 12. 2015
Today the audience saw for the first time the newly prepared program for elementary and secondary schools – Dance contrasts. Prague Chamber Ballet with this performance follows successful entertaining and educational program of Pavel Smok`s „How is the ballet done,“ which received more than eight hundred performances. Another opportunity to see program “Dance contrasts” will be in Theatre Ponec on 10th December at 10:00, and a series of spring performances in the Municipal Library in Prague.
Prague Chamber Ballet at Warsaw Dance Days
16. 11. 2015
Prague Chamber Ballet is leaving to Warsaw to represent Czech dance art on Thursday 19th November. The company will be presented at the International festival Warsaw Dance Days as part of an evening performance and during the master class under the direction of ballet teacher Libuše Ovsová. On 20th November at 7pm in Mazovia Institute of Culture Warsaw Prague Chamber Ballet will present choreography by Hana Polanská Turečková „Guess How Many Stars Are There“ and the new piece by Hana Litterová „Silent Cry“.
The Autumn under the direction of Prague Chamber Ballet
28. 10. 2015
After the successful premiere evening Metaphors of dance, which took place on the stage of The Estates Theatre, Prague Chamber Ballet continues in its intensive work. For this autumn it has prepared a series of performances for young audiences named Dance contrasts. It is going to represent at the Warsaw Dance Days festival in Poland. And it is also working on the reprises of the premiere title – for example on Christmas Day at The Estates Theatre. For detailed information, please see the Program. We are looking forward to see you at the theater!
Win 2 free tickets for the premiere!
14. 10. 2015
Don`t you have your tickets for the premiere Metaphors of Dance, which will be held this Sunday, 18th October in The Estates Theatre yet? Then you have a great opportunity to win 2 free tickets! Share our event. On your facebook profiles, add your own invitation and get as many „likes”as possible. See the link for the event and rules of the competition HERE. The winner will be announced on Friday 16th October at 12pm.
Premiere Metaphors of dance at The Estates Theatre
11. 09. 2015
New premiere of Prague Chamber Ballet, which will take place on 18th October, 2015 at The Estates Theatre, will present three pieces made by contemporary choreographers – Alexandra Dziurosz, Hana Litterová, Žiga Jereb and Anna Štěrbová. These artists are connected not only by their Slavic origin, but also by their effort to create a comprehensible work with the main role of dance. Dance, which may have a diverse vocabulary of movement, however, is the carrier of the ideas of the pieces and is created in accordance with the musical accompaniment.
Black Mirror and Hiroshima at festival SIRAEX
14. 08. 2015
As part of the 9th annual dance festival Siraex with international participation in the Castle of Klasterec nad Ohri Prague Chamber Ballet presents two pieces. On the programm are „Black Mirror“ (on August 18th) and a duet of a pilot and his conscience from the legendary choreography by Luboš Ogoun „Hiroshima“ (on August 21st). Tickets available here.
Successful tour in South Korea
14. 08. 2015
Prague Chamber Ballet has had a successful tour in South Korea. During May and June the company presented new repertoire at two prestigious dance festivals in this Asian country and visited the major metropolis of Seoul, but also Busan, the second largest South Korean city. As the only one Czech company here represented the Czech Republic in the field of contemporary dance with two choreographies „Black Mirror“ and „Guess how many stars are there.“
Prague Chamber Ballet at MODAFE festival
16. 06. 2015
At the end of May, Prague Chamber Ballet participated in the prestigious festival of contemporary dance MODAFE in Soul, Korea. Soloists Jitka Tůmová and Patrik Čermák presented choreography “Guess how many stars are there” in soldout Arko Arts Theatre. The unique performance also visited ambassadors of Czech and Slovak republic.
28. 04. 2015
There have been staff changes in the management of the company. Martin Kolda became an executive director of the company and Kateřina Peková became a production. Compnay wish both a good luck in intensive and creative work. Contacts can be found here: prazskykomornibalet.cz/en/contact/staff
Prague Chamber Ballet in South Korea
15. 03. 2015
Prague Chamber Ballet present two pieces at prestigious international festivals of contemporary dance in May and June 2015 in South Korea. Choreography „Guess how many stars are there“ will be presented at festival MODAFE in Seoul. New choreography „Black Mirror“ company present at Busan festival.
17. 02. 2015
Filip Löbl and Hodei Iriarte Kaperotxipi joined the company at the beginning of the year. Filip studied at the Dance Conservatory in Prague, Hodei at the Dance Conservatory in Madrid. Both gained extensive experiences in the Baltic Dance Theatre in Gdansk.
Who is the Most Powerful in the World?
20. 01. 2015
Follow the nearest repeats of a fairy-tale „Who is the Most Powerful in the World?“ on music of great Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů. Repeats will be performed on February 4th, 9 and 11am at Ponec Theatre Prague.
Tickets reservation: firstname.lastname@example.org
23. 12. 2014
We wish you a Merry Christmas and in a Happy New Year 2015 good health, understanding and joy of dance!
Show for seniors at Theatre Komedie Prague
05. 12. 2014
Prague Chamber Ballet will perform the 1st part of Petr Zuska´s choreography „In the Mist“on December 17th at the Theatre Komedie Prague. Christmas performance is dedicated to seniors who are admitted free. For more information go here.
The Gala evening of the 50th anniversary of Ballet Prague
11. 11. 2014
A special gala performance dedicated to the celebration of 50th anniversary of founding of Studio Ballet Prague will be performed on 16th November at 7pm at the Estates Theatre in Prague. The program will feature masterpieces by two founders of the Ballet Prague Luboš Ogoun and Pavel Šmok, also the pieces of choreographer and current chief of the ballet of National Theatre in Prague, Petr Zuska. Tickets can be purchased at the box office of National Theatre Praugue and on the website: www.narodni-divadlo.cz/en
Invitation for the 2nd premiere
22. 10. 2014
The 2nd premiere of composed evening „3 Czech Quartets“ will be performed in cooperation with the Zemlinsky Quartet on 26th October, 7pm at the Estates Theatre in Prague. The evening will offer three choreography of three renowned authors of different generations – Pavel Šmok, Mário Radačovský and Hana Polanská Turečková – on the music of three important Czech composers. Tickets available: http://vstupenky.narodni-divadlo.cz/narodni-divadlo/hall?id=66343
From My Life at festival Golden Prague
12. 10. 2014
The Prague Chamber Ballet participated at a galaevening of International Festival Golden Prague where performed 1st part of choreography „From My Life“ at Archa Theatre on 8th October. More information about the festival are available here.
3 Czech Quartets
17. 09. 2014
3 Czech Quartets – a new premiere of Prague Chamber Ballet will be performed on October 5th at the Estates Theatre in Prague. The evening will feature three different generation of choreographers creating on the music of significant Czech composers – Pavel Šmok, Mário Radačovský and Hana Polanská Turečková. The evening will be accompanied by Zemlinsky Quartet – a winner of the Bordeaux 2010 prize. Tickets available here.
Successful tour in Mexico
27. 08. 2014
On August 5th the Prague Chamber Ballet came back from a successful tour in Mexico where participated in several prestigious festivals. The ensemble brought awards for performances, winning the choreographic competition and gained a lot of great experiences. Read about Mexico travel here.
PCB Mexico tour
19. 06. 2014
Prague Chamber Ballet is going at the end of July (24th July – 5th August) on tour in Mexico. Company is present at the prestigious International Dance Festival – „Festival Internacional de Danza Contemporanéa Lila López“, in San Luis Potosí and in two others festivals in cities Querétaro and Salinas. In tree performances we introduce choreography „The Condition of Disappearance“ by Ji-Eun Lee and choreography „Mono No Aware“ by Hana Polanská Turečková.
Audition for male and female dancers
14. 05. 2014
We are looking for creative and professional dancers (male and female) with excellent techniques, who are interested in creating a new generation of contemporary dance personalities. Audition will be held on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 10 am at Studio Contemporary, Prague. For more information: see the pdf attachment.
BEAT at the festival TANEC BRNO
12. 05. 2014
Within this year´s festival Tanec Brno we present the dynamic and physical piece BEAT choreographed by Ivgi&Greben. The performance takes place on May 30th at 7pm at the Mahen Theatre in Brno. Ticket available: http://online.ndbrno.cz/ndbrno/hall?id=7270
Celebrating International Dance Day in Liberec
28. 04. 2014
Next Tuesday 29th April will be celebrating International Dance Day with a choreography Mono No Aware at Šaldovo Theatre in Liberec. Together with ballet company of Liberec Theatre we introduce a contemporary dance at shopping gallery „Plaza“, where will be published this year’s International Dance Day message. Let´s join us! Tickets available here.
World premiere of BEAT
16. 04. 2014
New choreography BEAT was exclusively created by renowned choreographers Uri Ivgi (Israel) and Johan Greben (Netherlands) for the Prague Chamber Ballet. Dynamic, very physical, passionate and ecstatic choreography is a statement about the state of the contemporary world. The world premiere will take place on 16th April at 8pm and the 2nd premiere on 4th May at 8pm at the New Stage of National Theatre in Prague. Tickets for the 1st premiere are sold out. Tickets for the 2nd premiere book here.