Tag: National Theatre

Thursday, January 19,2012: Fantastic Reality

Editorial: Fantastic Reality Strange things happen when you are a writer on the arts: sometimes the performances you see stick in your mind, consciously or unconsciously, and snatches of some of these performances get mixed in together with the unreality of your “real” life. That describes my day today – everyday chores and tasks mixed up with the strong images I’m still carrying around from last Sunday afternoon’s premiere performance…

Thursday, December 15, 2011: Christmas Packages (3)

Christmas Packages (3): Steamin’ on the Piazzeta Just in case you think classical music, opera, ballet – and theatre – is stuffy and old-fashioned, consider this as a Christmas present: For a limited time, you can soak up the steam in an hour-long evening sauna on the plaza (piazzeta) located between the National Theatre and the New Stage. Where? Yes, that’s right, on the piazzeta between the two theatres, right…

Tuesday, September 20, 2011: The Hip Bone Connects to the …

Connecting the Hip Bone to the Knee Bone: Adults Learn Dance If you’re an adult who wants to dance, where can you go for lessons? Sure, it’s pretty easy to find salsa or belly-dancing lessons in Prague. Or ballroom dancing. But what about contemporary or classical ballet training? If you haven’t been dancing since childhood at ballet school, isn’t it too late to start as an adult? Nope. Not according…