Juraj Nvota

Having graduated at the Academy of Performing Arts in stage directing in 1976, Mr Nvota debuted in 1977 at the Theatre for Children and Youth in Trnava. He was to spend there further fourteen seasons, staging a number of memorable productions. In 1982 he embarked on a long journey of close collaboration with the theatre Radošina Naive Theatre. Since 1992 he has been staff director at the theatre ASTORKA Korzo´90 in Bratislava. In addition to these major partnerships, Mr Nvota has collaborated, to great acclaim, with a number of Czech theatres (Studio Ypsilon, Theatre Na zábradlí, City Theatre Brno, Theatre Husa na provázku). He has also directed a number of film and televised productions (Tomato Around the Corner, 1982; The Black Sheep, 1988; Friendships of Fallen Leaves, 1998; Cruel Joys, 2002; Music, 2008; Hostage, 2015). Mr Nvota is also popular film actor (Rose Tinted Dreams, 1976; Simple Pleasures, 1985; Everything I Love, 1992) and a lecturer at the Department of Directing and Dramaturgy at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. Mr Nvota is laureate of a number of awards and prizes for stage and film directing.