Theater maker, performer

Petra Tejnorova created several successful productions during her studies at Theatre Faculty of Academie of performing arts (DAMU).

In 2008 she was nominated for the Alfred Radok Award in the Talent category. The focus of her work has for a while been documentary theatre, physical and author’s theatre, theatrical probes into various societal and social strata.

In recent projects (Nevina, Nick) she has focused on the genre of live cinema, the linking of theatre and film.

As an author and director, she has collaborated with important theatres in the Czech Republic, such as the Dejvické Theatre, HaDivadlo, Archa Theatre, PONEC Theatre, Studio ALTA, etc.

For the New Stage of the National Theatre she directed the production Edge, TimINg, with the drama ensemble of the National Theatre she directed the production Love and Information (2016) and Speech to the Nation (2019). She made two short films (Book about the Plan – the winning film in the WAVES category – Ostrava Picture 2013, the award for the best camera – the International Camera Festival Kamera Oko). Last documentary Hello, Is Anyone There? was created as part of Dance Prague 2017 festival. Since 2016 she has worked with choreographer and dancer Tereza Ondrová. She also works as a teacher at Department of alternative and puppet theatre of DAMU.