Třešňáková Halka


Performer, dancer, choreographer, author, teacher

Works of the outstanding personality in Czech alternative theatre scene are defined by a wide range of genres, original thematic and formal approaches, grotesque and grace.

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Since 1996 the author, performer, dancer and actress has created original theatre projects, live installations and performances (e.g. Hanging Man, Na jejím gauči, Život Fanty Žije, Pasažér, Mluviči, Money Transformance, Poslední oheň, Královnina šavle, Für die Macht, Halka Třešňáková Stiftung, Dechovka). Since 1997 she has worked as a choreographer with outstanding theatres in the Czech Republic (National Theatre Prague, Švandovo Theatre in Smíchov, Meetfactory, New Stage of the National Theatre, Municipal Theatre Zlín, Goose on the String Theatre Brno). She has been the co-author and performer in site-specific projects at Czech and international festivals (e.g. 4+4 Days in Motion, Prague Quadrennial, Performance Festival Pula, Dresdner Cabaret). She has also played in films and series (e.g. Ve stínu, director D. Ondříček; Jan Hus, director M. Bambušek; Best before the End, director R. Špaček; Kancelář Blaník series).

She graduated from the Non-verbal Theatre and Comedy Department at HAMU in Prague. She currently works on significant project in independent culture.

She has been nominated for the Theatre Newspaper Award for acting (Královnina Šavle, Meetfactory Praha)