DISCUSSION ON PHYSICAL THEATRE IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC AND RUSSIA / DFKH 2019

- moderated by Veronika Štefanová, ČRo Vltava (IN ENGLISH)

GUESTS Miřenka Čechová, Janis Povilaitis

Part of the discussion is a performance by Janis Povilaitis called “totally UNperfect”.

totally UNperfect
(NO Physical Theatre)
The verb ‘unperfect’ means to mar or destroy the perfection of something. The performance is attemt to destroy the perfection of everything. This is the story, how desire of being ideal can ruin a person's social life and make him isolated and lonely.

Janis Povilaitis is a stage name of a Russian actor and movement director Ianis Safonov. Safonov studied acting in Yaroslavl and St. Petersburg. Since 2010, he has been working as an independent dancer and performer. In 2011 he founded his own performing group called "NO Dance Company".

DISCUSSION ON PHYSICAL THEATRE IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC AND RUSSIA / DFKH 2019