Tanec Praha / Ponec Theatre
Prague, Czech Republic
Tanec Praha is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation established in 1991 to support international and national cultural exchange in the field of contemporary dance and other art forms connected to dance. Tanec Praha organizes annually the International Festival of Contemporary Dance and Movement Theatre TANEC PRAHA that takes place organisation in Prague and other cities of the Czech Republic. Another, no less significant annual project organized by Tanec Praha organisation is the Czech Dance Platform festival, that introduces the best projects created in the Czech Republic or with the participation of Czech artists.
Tanec Praha runs Ponec theatre, the scene dedicated to contemporary dance. The theatre hosts different kinds of performances, workshops, discussions, educational programmes, and residencies.
Tanec Praha also coordinates dance and movement activities for children, both in Ponec theatre and in selected primary schools in Prague. Festival TANEC PRAHA FOR CHILDREN is the prologue for festival TANEC PRAHA.
An important goal of Tanec Praha organisation is focused on improving legislative and organizational changes for financing NGOs in the Czech Republic.
Tanec Praha is a member of IETM (Informal European Theatre Meeting - performing arts network) and Aerowaves network.