Jiřička Lukáš (bio ENG)
Lukáš Jiřička (1979). He studied comparative studies at the Philosophical Faculty of Charles University and dramaturgy at DAMU in Prague. Today, he works as a theatre dramaturge, director of radio projects, fine artist, film maker and publicist (A2, HISvoice, Respect, Hospodářské noviny).
He studied comparative studies at the Philosophical Faculty of Charles University and dramaturgy at DAMU in Prague, where he also completed PhD. In his studies, he was on fellowship at the PWST in Krakow, where he also cooperated with director Krystian Lupa as assistant, as well as he was on internship at the Institut für Angewandte Theaterwissenschaft in Giessen, where he studied at Heiner Goebbels. He is aouthor of books conected to contemporary Polish theater scen and also to music theatre and radioart. Jiřička is one of the dramaturges and organizers of the Stimul festival of "different" music. He is cooperated with directors as Patra Tejnorová, Matyáš Dlab, Magda Stojowska, choreographers VerTeDance or 420PEOPLE company. He is teching on Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (AMU).
For his radio compositions, Jiřička has collaborated with composers such as Matěj Kratochvíl (their adaptation of Věra Linhartová's Hourglass), Michal Rataj (že ne zas až, based on a text by Jaromír Typlt) and Krzysztof Topolski (Rat's Nest, based on a text by Miloslav Topinka). In his works, Jiřička explores the relationship between theatre, musical and radio.