Horror Vacui
12. November 2023
14. November 2023
Premiere 12. 4. 2023

Contemporary what?

Contemporary dance is the daily bread for Divadlo Štúdio tanca. But for many people it is still a great unknown.

The theatre wants to change that with this new format.

Contemporary what? is an educational performance that introduces audiences to the history, guiding principles and insight of this ever-evolving dance art. We want to create a space for unforced conversation with the audience about our work.

It is a kind of “tasting” of contemporary dance based on the idea that if we understand something better, we can enjoy it more.

Contemporary dance is nothing to be afraid of. You may not always understand it, but this format may make something clearer. It will guide you to perceive dance not only on a rational level, but also on a physical-emotional level. It will provide you with the historical context of the development of dance and introduce you to the basic methods of its creation.


Running time: 50 minutes
Suitable for children aged 8 and up.

Artistic team

Zebastián Méndez Marín a umelecký súbor DŠT
/ Choreography

Zebastián Méndez Marín a Jakub Mudrák / Dramaturgy
Ján Čief / Lighting design
Lukáš KubičinaMusic mix
Jakub Mudrák / Music
Umelecký súbor DŠT / Set and costumes
Michal Fichna / Chief technician


Tibor Trulik
Michaela Mirtová
Diego Álvarez Sanóu
Indira Chamalé
Cindy Ng
Jason Yap
Pavol Gajdoš / Veronika Chrienová

Choreographies from performances

Punk Pajama Party
Dotyk Alžbety
At the horizon of no return (Na horizonte bez návratu)
Horror Vacui

Contemporary what? - trailer

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The event is held with the financial support of the Banská Bystrica Self-Governing Region.

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