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Johana Pocková (*1992)

vystudovala taneční konzervatoř Duncan Centre v Praze, absolvovala půlroční stáž na Peridance Capezio Centre v New Yorku a dva roky na tanečníakademii SEAD (Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance). Nyníse věnuje autorské choreografické tvorbě, v roce 2017 získala Cenu Jarmily Jeřábkovéza choreografii VRAŽDA! Malá komiksová historie. V posledních letech také uvedla inscenace Pročne teď?, Na Váhu!, Plné sklady citů a taneční film Folds of Touch. Spolu se Sabinou Bočkovou uvedla inscenaci Jáma lvová, která byla vybrána na Českou tanečníplatformu 2020 a mezi top 20 inscenací na evropské platformě Aerowaves 2021. Jejím posledním dílem spolu se Sabinou Bočkovou a Ingou Zotovou-Mikshinou je představení Treatment of Remembering, které bylo vybráno na Českou taneční platformu 2021. V roce 2019 založila taneční spolek POCKETART a v roce 2020 získala 1. Cenu tanečních aktualit za přínos taneční scéně. Jako performerka spolupracuje se skupinou Tantehorse a Cirkem La Putyka.

Johana Pocková (*1992)

is choreographer and dancer in the field of contemporary dance, physical theater and performing arts based in Prague. In 2019, she founded the company POCKetART z.s. As a performer, Pockovácollaborates with Tantehorse company, Cirk La Putyka, tYhle, MiřenkaČechová, Jana Stárková and other Czech independent artists. She studied at the Duncan Centre Conservatory in Prague and at SEAD (Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance), and benefited from a scholarship at the Peridance Capezio Centre and Limon Institut in New York. After her studies, she was awarded for her choreography MURDER! A little comics history at the choreographic competition New Europe – Jarmila Jerabkova Award 2017. In 2020, she received the 1st prize of the Czech organization Dance News.

In her creations, Pockováis interested in searching for a lyrical and poetic dance language combined with absurdity and irony based on actual social and cultural topics. She is also interested in combining art forms with dance such as classical singing, acting and visual arts. Her work includes the dance pieces: Why not now?, Spectrum, Onto the scale! and Turned away faces II. She has also created Full store of emotions, a piece which brings together a 90 year old grandmother and an 8 year old girl who perform with four professional dancers. This project is being adapted to a dance film entitled Folds of Touch.

In 2019, together with Sabina Bockova she created the duet The Lion’s Den, which was selected by the Czech Dance Platform 2020 and Aerowaves21. Her newest production, Treatment of Remembering, co-created with Inga Zotova-Mikshina and Sabina Bočkováwhich explore environmental pollution.was selected by the Czech Dance Platform 2021.

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