Radim Vizvary


“Radim Vizvary is among the most distinctive and internationally acclaimed figures of contemporary mime theater in Europe. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Music and Dance of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague and holds a Ph.D. Since 2014 he has been accepted as a member of the Oxford Encyclopedia.

Vizvary is the co-founder of the internationally successful theater company TANTEHORSE. He is the artistic director of the MIME PRAGUE group and primary director of TICHÁ OPERA (SILENT OPERA), which combines opera with pantomime. In addition to performing, Vizvary also writes, stages, directs and choreographs mime theater. For several years he has also acted at the MINOR Theater or been a guest in the SPITFIRE COMPANY. Today, he continues to collaborate with many major theaters, artists, musicians, filmmakers and poets. He is also the director of the international MIME FEST festival and artistic director of the international festival of street theater in Tabor KOMEDIANTI V ULICÍCH.

His artistic talents also include the creation of his own method of physical mime techniques, the present form of which continues to be enriched with newly discovered principles. He is engaged with issues of modern mime, both in the creative sphere and as an educator and theorist. He is not only active on the Czech scene but also carries out his scientific and artistic activity abroad. He is a reviewer (Taneční aktuality, Taneční zana) and publishes articles in professional journals.

He is teacher of pantomime and physical mime for several years at the Department of Pantomime at the AMU Faculty of Music and Dance in Prague. He is educator in the CIRQUEON – New circus center in the Czech Republic. Prior to that he taught comprehensive pantomime courses at Die Etage school in Berlin (2009-2013) and stage movement at the Prague Acting Academy (2006-2011). He also leads master classes and workshops at prestigious schools and festivals, most of which are abroad.”

Radim Vizvary

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