Monika Kováčová (SK), Mária Danadová (SK)

From the Body to the Material, and Back

A demonstration workshop for professionals


01.06.2022, Wednesday / 10:00 / Judgement Tower

Running time 1 hour 30 minutes. 
The workshop is in English with interpretation into Slovenian.

Workshop moderators Monika Kováčová, Mária Danadová

The workshop presents the creation process of the independent theatre group Odivo and gives participants valuable information about the group's use of the principles of puppetry, physical theatre and performance. The group’s theatrical language tends to incorporate interspecies artistic expressions and is based on a symbiosis of diverse means of expression.

Monika Kováčová is director, dramaturg and theatre manager. She graduated as a drama director from the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica (Slovakia) and studied directing and puppet theatre at DAMU, Prague (Czechia). She also completed an Erasmus internship at the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television, University of Ljubljana.

Mária Danadová is a performer, director and pedagogue who also works as a movement collaborator. She is a graduate of puppetry from the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. For the last two years, she has studied acting at the Department of Alternative and Puppet Theatre at DAMU in Prague.

From the Body to the Material, and Back