Ida Hledíková:


Visualization of Shakespeare's plays in puppetry

The entry reflects upon creative approaches of selected productions that were inspired by works of W. Shakespeare. Based on specific staging results, the author analyses the scope of possibilities for Shakespearean plays in the contemporary puppetry.


Ida Hledíková

Theatre historian, critic, dramaturge, author of documentary films, in past directress of international puppetry and television festivals. Acts as the President of Research Commission UNIMA and a member of Executive Committee.

Since 1999 has worked as pedagogue and researcher at the Department of Puppetry at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (VŠMU), Theatre Faculty, since 2011 vice-rector of the Academy.

Publishes in Slovakia and abroad. Her work have been published in 11 European and in India. Participant of international conferences and meetings. Author of two monographies on puppet theatre, author of the documentary film The Last Caravan on traditional puppeteers in Central Europe. The film was presented with two awards at different international film festivals. Research: on traditional and contemporary puppet theatre and its forms.