Participants in the three-day workshop will get to know theoretical work with light techniques guided by the experienced light designers Tomáš Morávek and Karel Šimek. They will be able to make use of the acquired knowledge in their own light installations in the inspiring premises of the courtyard of the former Jesuit Konvikt university building.
Tomáš Morávek participates in various different projects – from site specific ones, dance improvisations, light installations to consulting at reconstructions of cultural centres and technical coordination of theatre festivals. He takes part in creation of educational projects in the Czech Republic as well as abroad. He has worked as a light designer in various Prague theatres (Archa Theatre, NoD and Ponec dance venue) and has been part of many festivals (Netherlands, France, Slovakia). He cooperates with ensembles of Duncan Centre graduates NANOHACH, with Jaro Viňarský or with Vosto5 theatre. The light as such is not a mere job description to him. He is constantly fascinated by its capability of changing moods or creating an entire interior on stage.
Karel Šimek left studies at Masaryk University in 2010 because he was bewitched by light design at his part-time job at Mahenovo Divadlo theatre. He began his Prague career at the end of 2013 where he cooperated, for example, with the mime Radim Vizváry, DekkaDancers, Spitfire Company, Tantehorse, MIME PRAGUE, Tichá opera, Lenka Vágnerová & Company or the Vosto5 theatre. Apart from alternative theatre, he was also asked to cooperate on projects of classic venues and institutions such as the ballet section of the National Theatre Brno, Prague Chamber Ballet, La Compagnie des Pieds Perchés and others. He has twice been a member of the “golden team” in the Backstage Battles – Theatre Technician Olympics.
The workshop is free for participants of the FloraLab project; for others it is 250Kč per lesson (750 Kč for 3 lessons). Kontakt person: email@example.com
Light Design Workshop is supported by ROBE lighting, Czech manufacturer of innovative,
high quality moving lights and digital lighting products.