Václav Janeček

EDUCATION

2012
Underwent Habilitation process at HAMU – Habilitation lecture on "Questions of innovation in the technique of classical dance" 
1996
Defended doctoral dissertation at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, in the field of Aesthetics, received the degree of Ph.D. 
1992
Completed the programme in Dance Pedagogy in the Department of Dance, HAMU 

EXPERIENCE

2012–present
Head of the Department of Dance, HAMU 
2001–present
Internal pedagogue, Department of Dance, HAMU 
2001–2010
Dramaturge of the Laterna Magika ensemble 
2001–present
Ballet master of the Laterna Magika ensemble 
1998–present
Dramaturge of the ballet ensemble of the National Theatre in Prague 
1997–present
Visiting pedagogue at the National Theatre in Brno; the J.K. Tyl Theatre in Plzeň; the F.X. Šalda Theatre in Liberec; the Prague Chamber Ballet of Pavel Šmok; the Faculty of Arts, Charles University; The University of Economics, Prague; the Janáček Conservatory in Ostrava; The National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava; Dance Perfect; InDance; Contemporary and other 
1993–2001
External pedagogue, Department of Dance, HAMU 
1982–2001
Ballet soloist of the Laterna Magika ensemble 

ARTISTIC ACTIVITY

2014
Night Rehearsal, scenario, Košice State Theatre Ballet 
2012
Americana III, dramaturgy and programme text, seminar on the American ballet neo-classic 
2011
Laterna Magika – a Czech multi-visual phenomenon, scenario for the exhibition on the piazzetta of the National Theatre in Prague 
2009
50 years of Laterna Magika – festive performance, scenario, mistress of ceremonies E. Kočičková 
2009
Code 58.08., scenario, dramaturgy, programme text, Laterna Magika 
2009
Faust, dramaturgy and programme text, National Theatre in Prague 
2008
Ballet Gala, scenario, master of ceremonies M. Novotný for a festive performance at the National Theatre in Prague 
2004
Dramaturge of the ballet ensemble of the National Theatre in Prague 
2003
The Legend of the Argonauts, scenario and dramaturgy, Laterna Magika 
2002
Graffiti, scenario and dramaturgy, Laterna Magika 

PUBLICATIONS

2013
Úvod do taneční pedagogiky [An introduction to Dance Pedagogy], specialist publication, AMU 
2013
Interview s Josefem Jelínkem [An interview with Josef Jelínek], Diva 
2012
Harald Kreutzberg – a star returns, programme text, F.X. Šalda Theatre in Liberec 
2012
e-learning – Pedagogy of Classical Dance, AMU 
2011
Cinderella, programme text, National Theatre 
2010
The Rite of Spring, programme text, National Theatre 
2010
Periferie, programme text, F.X. Šalda Theatre in Liberec 
2008
Casanova, programme text, Laterna Magika 
2008
Cocktail 008, programme text, Laterna Magika 
2008
La Sylphide, Napoli, programme text, National Theatre in Prague 
2006
Laterna magika aneb divadlo zázraků [Laterna Magika or theatre of miracles], Laterna magika 
1999
Ozvěny tance: Poetika tance v díle S. Mallarmého [Echoes of Dance: The poetics of Dance in the work of S. Mallarmé], AMU 
1997
Tělo a tanec – eidetická analýza a estetika tance [Body and dance – an eidetic analysis and easthetics of dance], AMU 
1993
Metodika klasického tance v umělecké škole [The method of classical dance in an arts school], special-purpose publication of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport at OKO publishers 

RESIDENCIES

1991
School of American Ballet, New York, USA 
2000
Royal Ballet School, London, Great Britain 
2001
Academia Nazionale di Danza, Rome, Italy 

FOREIGN ENGAGEMENTS

2014
Hacettepe University, Turkey 
2014
Folkuniversitetet, Stockholm, Sweden 
2013
Kassai Dancing Company, Japan 
2011
Finnish National Ballet, Finland 
2001
Hungarian Ballet Theatre 
2008
Folkuniversitetet, Stockholm, Sweden 
2006
Danish Royal Ballet, Copenhagen, Denmark 
2005
Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia 
2005-present
IT Dansa – Institut del Teatre, Barcelona, Spain 
2003-2004
International Skating Union Camp, Vierumäki, Finland 
 
 
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