Gejza Dezorz

Having studied puppetry stage directing and dramaturgy, Mr Dezorz graduated at the Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in 2001. It was already as student that he collaborated with a number of puppet theatres (Puppet Theatre Košice, Old Theatre Nitra – today The Karol Spišák Old Theatre in Nitra, Puppet Theatre Žilina, Bratislava Puppet Theatre), and with the Slovak Radio. In 2004 he founded The Dezorz's Puppet Theatre together with an author working under the pen name Agda Bavi Pain and set designer Von Dubravay. Theirs is the only puppet theatre in Slovakia to focus exclusively on adult audiences. With the theatre he successfully participated at local and international festivals (Charleville-Mezières, France; Spectaculo Interesse, Czech Republic; Lalka też Człowiek, Poland; Arrivano dal mare, Italy). As director he also works extensively in film and television (City of Shadows, 2008; Police Department Anděl, 2008; The Devín Massacre, 2011; Indian Summer, 2013).