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Marková, Sylva

*1977, stage designer


Sylva Marková comes from Brno, in 2002 completed her studies of Stage Design at JAMU (prof. Miroslav Melena) and in 2006 successfully finished the Doctoral programme at the same University (prof Bořivoj Srba was leading her dissertation). She took part in the creation of several theatre and opera productions in theatres in Brno (National Theatre Brno, City Theatre Brno, Feste Theatre, EOD, Chamber Opera JAMU), Prague (Archa, Divadlo 21, Komedie Theatre), Plzeň (DJKT), České Budějovice (South Bohemian Theatre – drama and opera), Zlín (City Theatre Zlín), Ostrava (Petr Bezruč Theatre, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre – drama and opera), Opava (Silesian Theatre Opava), Olomouc (Moravian Theatre Olomouc) and in Uherské Hradiště (Moravian-Slovak Theatre). Very significant is her work with the Ensemble Opera Diversa group, for whose original opera she created both costume designs as well as stage designs: The Strange Suicide of Two Lovers in Shinagawa / Společná smrt milenců v Šinagawě, The Pumpkin Demon in a Vegetarian Restaurant / Dýňový démon ve vegetariánské restauraci, Ponava: Lost Rivers / Ponava (Zmizelé řeky), Wizard and His Servant / Čaroděj a jeho učeň. In 2008 she passed her gamekeeping test and she owns a hunting licence. Since 2015 she teaches scenography and opera directing at the Music Department of JAMU in Brno.


„What does today’s scenography mean to you?“

„More and more a ‚race with the budget‘, unfortunately.“