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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.

Snowflake Award 2013 for the best dance performance

16. 03. 2014

The Snowflake Award 2013 for the best dance performance received an artistic director Hana Polanská Turečková within the 29th Sarajevo Winter Festival for the choreography „Mono No Aware“ at the National Theatre in Sarajevo. As part of the jubilee of 30th festival Sarajevo Winter the Prague Chamber Ballet presented new expressive work by Korean choreographer Ji-Eun Lee „The Condition of Disappearance“ on March, 7th. Snowflake award (pdf).

New work by Uri Ivgi and Johan Greben

18. 02. 2014

The world famous duo of foreign choreographers Uri Ivgi and Johan Greben started rehearsing of new and original work for the Prague Chamber Ballet. The premiere „BEAT“ takes place on April 16, 8pm at New stage of National Theatre in Prague. Don´t miss just one repeat of new choreography on May 4, 8pm at New Stage. Tickets: horova@balet-praha.cz.

Audition for male dancers

26. 01. 2014

We are looking for creative and professional dancers with excellent techniques, who are interested in creating a new generation of contemporary dance personalities. Audition will be held on Friday February 14, 2014, 10am at Studio Contemporary, Prague. For more information: Prague Chamber Ballet Audition 2014 (pdf).

Occam’s razor premiere

22. 01. 2014

The challenge for the young generation of Czech and Slovak choreographers brings new project Occam’s razor. The first year´s project presents two company dancers Nikol Šneiderová, Šimon Kubáň and one student of choreography at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague Palo Kršiak. The premiere will take place at Ponec Theatre in Prague on January 23rd, 8pm. Look into gallery. Tickets available: www.divadloponec.cz, tickets reservation: horova@balet-praha.cz.

Year of Czech Music 2014 begins with Bohuslav Martinů

04. 01. 2014

We welcome the Year of Czech Music with an oriental fairy-tale of Bohuslav Martinů „Who is the Most Powerful in the World?“ on January 14th at 9 and 11am at Ponec Theatre in Prague. Reservation: horova@balet-praha.cz

PF 2014

27. 12. 2013

We wish you a Merry Christmas and in the New Year 2014 good health, happiness, mutual understanding and joy of dance! We look forward to further shared experiences and encounters. Your PCB.

Occam’s razor hacking away unnecessary

10. 12. 2013

New project of the Prague Chamber Ballet Occam’s razor supports young generation of talented Czech and Slovak choreographers. The evening will offer three original works, two of the members of the company Nikol Šneiderová (Intelectual) and Šimon Kubáň (2nd Chapter) and the last of the student of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague Palo Kršiak (EROS). Do not miss the preview next Tuesday, December 10th at 8pm in Ponec Theatre Prague. Tickets available: www.divadloponec.cz, reservation: horova@balet-praha.cz.

Trio in G Minor opened Homecomings in Ostrava

28. 11. 2013

Ballet company of National Theatre in Ostrava introduced a premiere of choreography „Trio in G Minor“ by Pavel Šmok, studied by principal assistant Kateřina Dedková – Franková within the ballet triptych Homecomings last Thursday. After more than twenty-two years works of Pavel Šmok returned on the boards of the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava. The staging of Smetana’s „Trio in G minor“ anticipates the Year of Czech Music 2014. The nearest performance follow on 05.12.2013 and 24.01.2014 at 6,30pm in the Jiří Myron Theatre. For more information and tickets: www.ndm.cz.

The Condition of Disappearance supports devastated Philippines

15. 11. 2013

Don’t miss an original piece of Korean choreographer Ji-Eun Lee „The Condition of Disaappearance“ held on November 28th at 8pm in Theatre Ponec Prague. The proceeds of admission will be donated to the Czech organization „Člověk v tísni“ and used for the transport of another Czech volunteer to Manila in the Philippines devastated by the recent typhoon Hayian. Tickets available: www.divadloponec.cz, reservations: horova@balet-praha.cz.

Occam’s razor introduces new Czech choreographers

27. 10. 2013

The results of three months work of young and talented Czech choreographers – Nikol Šneiderová, Šimon Kubáň and Palo Kršiak will be presented within the first year of the original project „Occam’s razor“. All choreographers got a unique possibility to create for a professional company under the supervision of pedagogues of Prague Chamber Ballet and Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. Don´t miss a premiere on December 10th, 2013 at 8pm at Ponec Theatre, Prague. Tickets available at: www.divadloponec.cz.

Cancellation of show 20.10.

19. 10. 2013

Planned performance „The Condition of Disappearance“ on October 20th at Ponec Theatre was unfortunately canceled due to injury. We apologize to all viewers. Purchased tickets can be returned to the Ponec Theatre box office. Next performance can be visited on November 28th at 8pm.
 Tickets available: www.divadloponec.cz

PCB in South Korea

28. 09. 2013

Already this Sunday we are leaving for South Korea to representing Czech culture at the dance festival on the island of Jeju and the capital city of Seoul. We will present „The Condition of Disappearance“ of Korean choreographer Ji-Eun Lee and for Seoul will the program be enriched with the title of „Mono No Aware“ choreographed by artistic director Hana Polanská Turečková. Big stages of Jeju Culture Theatre and Culture Topdong Seaside stage on the island of Jeju and Mapo Arts Center in Seoul awaiting us. Performances will be held under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and the personal auspices of the Ambassador of the Czech Republic Jaroslav Olša ir. in Seoul.

Introducing new dancers

16. 09. 2013

Already this week the company joined new dancers – Oliver Mahar, a graduate of London Contemporary Dance School in the UK and Markéta Jandová, a graduate of the Dance Conservatory in Prague. Both will present to the audience for the first time in the repeat of a fairy-tale Who is the Most Powerful in the World? on September 26th at 11 am in Ponec Theatre.

What will bring new season?

05. 09. 2013

Enjoy new season with three world premieres, a lot of shows in Czech Republic and abroad and open classes with excellent pedagogues. Dramaturgy of new season offers an original project „Occam’s razor“ presenting the work of young and talented dancers of Prague Chamber Ballet. Next world premiere will present a feature choreography „Speed“ made ​​by prestigious choreographers Johan Greben and Uri Ivgi. At the end of the season do not miss the Czech chamber evening presenting exceptional and timeless choreographies by Pavel Šmok „From My Life“ and „Sinfonietta“ within the Year of Czech Music 2014. Follow news: www.facebook.com/prazskykomornibalet

Pavel Šmok in Levoča

27. 08. 2013

The Mayor of Levoča in Slovak Republic awarded Pavel Šmok with the honorary citizenship for long term development and support of Slovak and Czech culture. Pavel Šmok, a native of Levoča, presented a choreography Transfigured Night on music of A.Schönberg with the soloists of Prague Chamber Ballet. For more information: www.levoca.sk.

The Condition of Disappearance at Siraex Festival

21. 08. 2013

Also this year we participate at Siraex Festival with a new choreography The Condition of Disappearance by Ji-Eun Lee. Only one show is available on August 21, at 20pm at Castle Klasterec nad Ohri. In cooperation with Czech Television will be parts of performance given on October 2nd at 20.25pm at new program of CT6 within the culture program Terra Musica. Do not miss the special broadcast. Ticket available: www.zus-klasterec.cz.

Audition for male and female dancers

16. 07. 2013

We are looking for creative and professional dancers with excellent techniques, who are interested in creating a new generation of Czech contemporary dance personalities. Audition will be held on Saturday 7 September 2013 at 11am in the Studio Contemporary, Prague. For more information click here.

The successful premiere of choreography The Condition of Disappearance

09. 07. 2013

Look at the photogallery of premiere here. The closest repeat of choreography will be perform on August 21st at the Chateau Klášterec nad Ohří (CZ) within the International Dance Festival Siraex. Tickets available: www.zus-klasterec.cz.

Look into photogallery from rehearsals of a premiere

16. 06. 2013

„The story about a man who does not recognize his identity“ briefly describes new piece of Prague Chamber Ballet. New choreography „The Condition of Disappearance“ will be performed on Monday, June 24th, 20pm at the New Scene of National Theatre in Prague as a world premiere. See the photogallery from rehearsals with Korean choreographer Ji-Eun Lee here.

New premiere „The Condition of Disappearance“

28. 05. 2013

Prague Chamber Ballet is currently studying new premiere „The Condition of Disappearance“ with Korean choreographer Ji-Eun Lee. The premiere will be held on 24th June, at 20pm at the New Stage of National Theatre. Within the evening will be performed a successful choreography „Mono No Aware“ inspired by Butoh style and choreographed by Hana Polanská Turečková. More information here, ticket available, ticket reservation.

Discover a brilliant music of Bohuslav Martinů

02. 05. 2013

Discover a magical fairy-tale world in an original dance production „Who is the Most Powerful in the World?“ on music of Bohuslav Martinů, which is not only for children. Repeats of a fairy-tale inspired by Indian fables, choreographed and directed by Hana Polanská Turečková will be perform on May 16th at 11am and 6pm in Theatre Ponec. Tickets available: www.divadloponec.cz, tickets reservations: horova@balet-praha.cz. Invitation here.

We join the International Dance Day

27. 04. 2013

On Monday April 29th we will join the International Dance Day by performance Phenomenon Šmok at Cultural House in Kopřivnice at 7pm. Following performance will be introduced at Culture House in Kroměříž on April 30th at 7pm. The program includes the known choreography of Pavel Šmok Stabat Mater, Transfigured Night and Divertimento in D major. Tickets available: Kopřivnice & DK Kroměříž

Interview with Lenka Bílková

18. 04. 2013

Lenka Bílková is a permanent member of the Prague Chamber Ballet since 2008. With dance she began at dance internships, when in 2002 won a scholarship to ArteDanza internship in Calabria, Italy (International Dance Meeting). Lenka Bílková currently studied a fairy tale „Who is the Most Powerful in the World?“ choreographed by Hana Polanská Turečková. Now she begins to study the premiere „The Condition of Disappearance“ led by Korean choreographer Ji-Eun Lee. The premiere will held on June 24th, at 8 pm at New Scene of National Theatre in Prague. Read more here.

Bratislava welcomes Pavel Šmok

07. 04. 2013

Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava welcomes one of the most prominent Czech choreographers of the 20th century. Gala evening called Phenomenon Šmok presents the ultimate creation of Pavel Šmok on the occasion of his 85th birthday. The program will feature choreographies Stabat, Trio in G minor, Musica Slovaca and Sinfonietta. Based on the personal invitation of chief of ballet Jozef Dolinský, Prague Chamber Ballet accepted the offer to perform on 9.4. at 7pm in a historic building. Do not miss this unique evening at the Slovak National Theatre! More information and tickets available: here.

Interview with Jaroslava Janečková

25. 03. 2013

Jaroslava Janečková studied Dance Conservatory of Prague, which she completed by leaving certificate in 2011. During her studies she participated at several foreign internships in Royal Conservatoire in Holland and in Royal Ballet School Antwerpen in Belgium. She currently staged a fairy tale „Who is the Most Powerful in the World?“ in choreography of Hana Polanská Turečková. You can see her on 9.4. at the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava within the performance Phenomenon Šmok and on 29.4. at Culture House in Kopřivnice, where she will perform in choreographies Sinfonietta, Stabat and Divertimento in D major. Read interview here.

Mono No Aware at the International Festival Sarajevo Winter 2013

18. 03. 2013

Choreography of Hana Polanská Turečková „Mono No Aware“ will be perform at the International Festival Sarajevo Winter (Sarajevo winter) on March 20th at the Bosnian Cultural Center in Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This year’s festival will be held under the motto „Art of Touch“ and welcomes more than forty artists from around the world. As the only Czech representative we will represent the Czech Republic in the field of contemporary dance. More information: www.sarajevskazima.ba

Famous choreographies of Pavel Šmok heads to Ostrava

13. 03. 2013

In March and April will the Prague Chamber Ballet perform two exceptional performances in Ostrava. In the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre will be listed masterpieces of outstanding Czech choreographer and founder of the Prague Chamber Ballet Pavel Šmok and also contemporary works choreographed by Hany Polanská Turečková. On March 16th viewers can look forward to „Sinfonietta“, „Stabat“ and „Mono No Aware“. On April 12th will be performed the choreography „Transfigured Night“, „Trio in G minor“ and „Guess how many stars are there.“ Do not miss only two exceptional performances in the Theatre of Jiří Myron. More information and tickets available: www.ndm.cz.

Interview with Šimon Kubáň

10. 03. 2013

Šimon Kubáň is from this year’s season a soloist of the Prague Chamber Ballet. He studied at the Prague Dance Centre and worked for three years in South Ballet Theatre in České Budějovice. Šimon Kubáň currently staged a fairy tale „Who is the Most Powerful in the World?“ choreographed by Hana Polanská Turečková. You can see him on 16.3. at National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava in choreographies „Stabat“, „Sinfonietta“ and „Mono No Aware“ and on 19.3. in Ponec Theatre in a fairy tale „Who is the Most Powerful in the World?“. Read more here.

Dance show in Fabrika Svitavy

24. 02. 2013

Within the Circle of Friends of Music we traditionally perform in the multifunctional, educational and cultural center Fabrika Svitavy. For Monday 25th February we prepared an extraordinary dance show. The program will feature the latest contemporary repertoire „Guess how many stars are there“, „Mono No Aware“ and „The Secret of Landscape.“ Ticket available: www.fabrikasvitavy.eu.

Who is the Most Powerful in the World? … A fairy tale for children and for adults

16. 02. 2013

Premiere of a fairy tale „Who is the most powerful in the world?“ on music and libretto of Bohuslav Martinu we already performed on Monday, February 18th at 16.00 in Ponec Theatre. Inspired by an Indian fable libretto adapted and ballet choreographed by Hana Polanská Turečková. Discover the magical fairy world where different elements come alive.. the golden sun, dark clouds or strong winds… Tickets available at: www.divadloponec.cz

Interview with Nikol Šneiderová

10. 02. 2013

Every week we will introduce one of our dancers. The first is Nikol Šneiderová, which was nominated in the wider nomination for the Thalia Award in 2012 for her role of Juliet in a production of Romeo and Juliet performed by the South Bohemian Theatre in České Budějovice. Nikol Šneiderová currently studying the role of a princess in a fairy tale „Who is the Most Powerful in the World?“ choreographed by Hana Polanská Turečková, which we will premiere on 18th Februrary, 4pm in Ponec Theatre. English version coming soon.

Prague Chamber Ballet is preparing a new premier Who is the most powerful in the world?

20. 01. 2013

Dance and music belongs together, that knew Bohuslav Martinů, a brilliant Czech composer who wrote several ballets. Between them stands out the Indian fairytale Who is the most powerful in the world? with deep moral overtone. Come and discover the magical fairytale world where different elements come to life, the golden sun, dark cloud or strong wind. Choreographed and directed by Hana Turečková in collaboration with the popular Czech actress Bara Hrzánová, where figures of this oriental fairytale come to life. Date of premiere is on 18th February, 4pm in Ponec Theatre. Tickets available at: www.divadloponec.cz

With the Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra at the Congress Centre in Zlín

18. 01. 2013

On Saturday 19th January we have an opportunity to perform in a new building of the Congress Centre in Zlín within the 1st Ball of Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra at 8pm. Besides the soloists of the Prague Chamber Ballet audience will see Felix Slováček Big Band, Dan Nekonečný or Rafael Alverez. Spectators have something to look forward to! Ticket available at: www.filharmonie-zlin.cz

Guess how many stars are there in Theatre ABC

03. 01. 2013

As part of International Dance Weeks 2013 will be performed a choreography of Hana Turečková Guess how many stars are there. Galaevening will be held on Sunday January 6th, 7pm in the ABC Theatre Prague. Tickets available at: www.mestskadivadlaprazska.cz

PF 2013

03. 01. 2013

We wish you much happiness, love, tolerance and understanding in the New Year 2013. We look forward to a beautiful artistic achievements and joint meetings. Your team of Prague Chamber Ballet.

Christmas Party

15. 12. 2012

Come and join us on Friday December 21st, 8pm in Studio Contemporary at the National House in Vinohrady Prague. The program will include a fragment of the upcoming fairy tale „Who is the world’s most powerful“ choreographed by Hana Turečková or fragment of a creative choreography by duo Kubáň – Šneiderová „Lux Aeterna“. At the end of the evening let us all by surprise :) www.contemporary.cz

See the photo gallery from the workshop

15. 12. 2012

In these days we have realized a workshop with Korean choreographer Ji-Eun Lee at Studio Contemporary. See the photogallery here.

Workshop with a choreographer Ji-Eun Lee

05. 12. 2012

A workshop of Korean choreographer Ji-Eun Lee with dancers of the Prague Chamber Ballet will takes place on 6th – 8th December at Studio Contemporary. It starts the cooperation within the planned premiere of Lee for Prague Chamber Ballet in May 2013. Photos from the workshop coming soon!

Do not miss the Christmas repeat of Mono No Aware


30. 11. 2012

On Monday, 3rd December we have prepared for you the last year’s repeat of a choreography Mono No Aware at Ponec Theatre. Tickets can still be purchased at the box office of Ponec Theatre or ticket sales Ticketstream and Ticketportal. More information are available at: www.divadloponec.cz.

Two hours with Reinhild Hoffmann

23. 11. 2012

Read reflection of choreographer Hana Turečková on participation of Prague Chamber Ballet in the Competition for Choreographers „no ballet“ in Ludwigshafen. Learn about an extraordinary meeting with icon of German postwar Tanztheatru Reinhild Hoffmann. Read here.

Prague Chamber Ballet heads to Tbilisi

13. 11. 2012

Within the Czech Culture Days in Tbilisi will Prague Chamber Ballet perform a chamber evening by Pavel Šmok on the occasion of his jubilee. The program includes choreography Sinfonietta, Trio in G minor and Stabat on music world know Czech componist Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana and Leoš Janáček. Performances will takes place at Rustaveli Academic Theatre in Tbilisi on 14th and 15th November under the auspices of the Mayor of City Prague doc. Bohuslav Svoboda.