Tag: Pavel Hejný

The Czech National Ballet Presents Americana III

The Czech National Ballet presents Americana III Autentickou českou verzi naleznete dole. This backgrounder article is sponsored by The Czech National Theatre as a service for Opus Osm readers. For the third time in our history, we will be presenting a mixed bill made up of choreographies of American provenience. George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins and William Forsythe are an especially homogenous trio of artists who invented a truly unforgettable ballet…

Wednesday, March 21, 2012: Beauty in the Eye of …

Beauty In the Eye of the Photographer Note: This is an excerpt from a longer, magazine-format article about photographer Pavel Hejný and the creation of his poster for the upcoming production of The National Theatre Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty (Šípková Růženka). You can read the entire article by clicking on the black “Magazine” tab at the top of the page. You see his work all over Prague these days – on…

Beauty in the Eye of the Photographer

Beauty In the Eye of the Photographer You see his work all over Prague these days – on large posters in the metro, at tram stops, in front of the National Theatre, even supersized on the sides of trams. Yet you may not stop to think how these beautiful posters for Sleeping Beauty traveled from an original idea in a photographer’s mind all the way to their ultimate destination –…

Thursday, June 2, 2011: Behind the Lens

Behind the Lens: The Shooter When you go to a ballet you probably don’t think about one hidden artist whose work may be the reason you came there in the first place. Photographer / videographer Pavel Hejny tells Opus Osm about the journey to his work creating posters and iconic photos for The National Theatre Ballet. Mr Hejny is the kind of guy who needs to get his hands dirty…

Thursday, May 26, 2011:Were You There?

An amazing variety of performances in several interesting locations have been on offer in Prague recently. Which ones did you attend? Take a closer look at the photos from our “Facebook”-type album — are you there? Do you recognize anyone? This album shows you performances of Timing, Peter and the Wolf, a concert celebrating the establishment of two charitable organizations, and a concert featuring a variety of talented string players….