Eva Rysová

theatre director
Eva Rysová

(b. 1984) – theatre director active in Poland and the Czech Republic. Graduated from the Faculty of Drama Staging at the Theatre Academy in Brno. As a holder of scholarship she spent the academic year 2007/08 at the Faculty of Drama Directing of PWST in Kraków. The winner of the Grand Prix at the International Festival of Theatre Schools in Casablanca for the staging of Noc morderców (2008). Co-founder of the Czech theatre group D’EPOG which received the Hope of the Year 2011 award at the Next Wave Independent Theatre Festival in Prague. The founder and director of the JAKO NA SMRT! International Festival in Prague (2015) which brought together artists dealing with Alzheimer disease. She was the assistant to Petr Zelenka, J.A.Pitínski and Krzysztof Globisz. She had her debut in 2010 at the Stary Theatre in Kraków with the spectacle Dwanaście stacji based on Tomasz Różycki’s poem. Wieloryb the Globe is her ninth spectacle staged in Poland, where she works in tandem with the playwright and dramaturgist Mateusz Pakuła. She has translated his plays Biały Dmuchawiec and Miki mister DJ into Czech.

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