Iveta Ditte Jurčová

Iveta Ditte Jurčová received her master’s degree in theatre direction from the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava in 2006. As a director, she collaborated with several Slovak and Czech theatres (Pôtoň Theatre, Puppet Theatre on the Crossroads in Banská Bystrica, Puppet Theatre Žilina, Slovak Chamber Theatre in Martin, Slovak National Theatre; City Theatre Zlín, Silesian Theatre Opava). She created several educational stage art projects in which she also worked as a lecturer. She led theatre workshops for the Divadelná Nitra Association, the National Culture Centre, the Pôtoň Theatre, among others. In 2009, she produced a festival workshop called The Velvet One as part of the prestigious theatre festival Touches and Connections. Her productions have participated in numerous important festivals in Slovakia as well as abroad (Touches and Connections, Divadelná Nitra, International Festival Theatre Pilsen, European Regions Festival Hradec Králové, Cairo International Festival for Contemporary & Experimental Theatre). At present, she works as in-house director and artistic director of the Pôtoň Theatre.