Michal Náhlík

Having studied directing under Igor Ciel, Mr Náhlík graduated at the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica in 2002. He was with the Literature and Drama centre of the Slovak Radio (today the Department of Literature and Drama Production of the Slovak Radio) in Banská Bystrica where he directed a number of radio plays (R. Lichnerová: The Story of One Life, 2003; L. Kerata: Drops or On a Tree Leaf, 2004; K. Horák: Rust, 2004; D. Gombár: Hugo Karas, 2006 etc.). He debuted at the Jozef Gregor Tajovský Theatre in Zvolen in 2001 with the production of the Miro Gavran play Loves of George Washington. As director he made a number of productions for children and youth (H. Ch. Andersen: The Little Mermaid, 2001; L. Kerata: Dinner Above the City, 2002; R. Mankovecký: Goldfish, 2003), having participated in some as author (Sleeping Beauty, 2004; The Triple Rose, 2005). Since 2007 he is artistic and stage director at The Jonáš Záborský Theatre in Prešov. In addition to his home stage, as guest director he collaborates with a number of Slovak theatres (Theatre Nová scéna, The Andrej Bagar Theatre in Nitra, Slovak Chamber Theatre Martin, Puppet Theatre at the Crossroads in Banská Bystrica, State Theatre Košice).