Ondřej Štefaňák

Ondřej Štefaňák

Artistic Director Of Drama

He received a degree in drama direction at the Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. During his studies, he worked as an assistant director for Kamila Polívková on plays Skugga Baldur and Herec a truhlář Majer mluví o stavu své domoviny in Studio Hrdinů. He also gained work experience in the Vienna Volkstheatre under Dušan D. Pařízek and he worked as an assistant director in Berlin twice (first time with the director Robert Borgmann in the Berliner Ensemble and the second with Armin Petras in the Deutsches Theater). He debuted with a his own play Lonely Horny Only in the A studio Rubín. In the Theatre X10, he directed two plays inspired by expressionism: The Crippled and The Patricide. In 2019, he received the award of the ...next wave… festival for up-and-coming artists. At the beginning of 2020, he became the Theatre X10 main stage director and at the beginning of the 2020/2021 season, he was appointed the artistic director of drama of the theatre. Among other things, he staged the novella Love in the Time of Global Climate Change (awarded by the Magnesia Litera Prize) in Meetfactory in Prague. He cooperates with the Czech Radio as well; in 2020, he wrote and directed Pérák: The Heart of Europe, a play for the young listeners. He is considered one of the leading theatre directors of his generation.

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