Jirků Jan


His most important creative career is linked to the Minor Theatre in Prague (2002-2006), where he worked with scenographer Robert Smolík on poetic and visually impressive performances for children and adults based on metaphoric perception of the world.

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He graduated from directing at the Department of Alternative and Puppet Theatre, the former regular director of the Minor Theatre. Now he directs television shows for children but sometimes also directs plays in theatre (Hunt for Jednorožec, The Story of Lipany – both Minor Theatre, Prague).

In 2002, he received the Erik UNIMA Czech Centre Award for directing The Beat Cabaret of Drumming or the Great Wandering – Minor Theatre, Prague.