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About Petra


2016 Polda (CZ) Jaroslav Fuit supporting (Filmbrigade, PrimaTV)
2016 Pohádky pro Emu (CZ) Rudolf Havlík supporting (Fénix Film)
2016 The Dancer (EN) Stéphanie Di Gusto supporting (Les Films Du Fleuve)
2016 The Zookeeper's Wife (EN) Niky Caro supporting / starring Jesica Chastain (Scion Films)
2016 Home is here (GE) Tereza Kotyk supporting (KGP Kranzelbinder Gabriele Prod.)
2015 Behind the Courtain of the Night (CZ/EN) D.Stach supporting / starring Brandon Fraser, Marcia
Cross, Bolek Polívka (Milan Friedrich, Phillip B. Goldfine)
2015 Murders in Circle (CZ) Ivan Pokorný supporting / starring Ivan Trojan (Czech TV)
2015 Clays´P.O.V. (EN) Paul Donovan actor in episode (SuperChannel Canada)
2012 Krimi Angel (CZ) Ivan Pokorný actor in episode (Czech TV)

W.Shakespeare: Othello (EN)
P. Juráček: Golden Sixtees or Diaries of
Pavel J.

W.Shakespeare: Macbeth
B. Gifford: Wild At Heart
Jean Claude Carriére: The Discreet
Charm of Bourgeoisie
H.P. Roché: Jules and Jim
Čechov: The Cherry Orchard
Sarah Kane: 4:48 Psychosis
L. Procházková / J. Procházka: The Ear
Dostojevskij: A Gentle Creature

Tankred Dorst: Fernando Krapp wrote
me a letter

Guy, Bill Roberts
Jan Mikulášek

Martin Františák
Jan Mikulášek
Jan Mikulášek

Anna Petrželková
Jan Mikulášek
Filip Nuckolls
Ondřej Elbel
Ivo Krobot

Jolana Kubíková

supporting /Prague Shakespeare Company
lead / Theatre Na zábradlí - Radok Award -
best performance 2013, Success of the month 4/2013
lead / Theatre Petra Bezruče
lead / Theatre Petra Bezruče
lead / Theatre Na zábradlí - Salzburger
Festspiele 2013
lead / National Theatre Reduta Brno AP
lead / Theatre Husa na provázku
lead / Theatre HaDivadlo
lead / Theatre HaDivadlo F.M.
lead/ Theatre U stolu
(Best actress award Kopřiva Kopřivnice 2013)
lead / Theatre Studio Marta - Best actress
nomination Encounter 2005
2016 Milka, mother, dir. Jean-Pierre Jeunet, DAWSON PRODUCTION
2016 Carphone Warehouse, CEO, BAS PRODUCTION
2015 Raiffeisen, CEO, Hitchhikers production

MA in Dramatic Acting at Janáček Academy of Music and Perfoming Arts, 2005.
Nancy Bishop Film Acting and Auditioning Master Class, Prague 2014.
Meisner Class Intensive, Brian Caspe, Prague Playhouse, Prague, 2016.
Butoh training, Basic acrobatic knowledge.
Various voice trainings, good alto singer, Big experience in radio and voice–over work (Best actress nomination for Invisible Actor 2013).
Diplom Medical clown at the University Steibnis, Berlin.
Driving licence B, Open Water Diver, PADI certification.

*Full list of movies, theatre, radio plays and trainings is available on request

Unique traits: Like the whole generation born at the verge of east European communist dictatorships, Petra, Czechoslovakian child with Hungarian and German roots, grew up in a time of change with many doors just opened, many new horizons waiting to be discovered. Born into a world with no boundaries, Petra is used to test the boundaries of her own, both professionally and personally. From early childhood she has been studying languages, in her professional career she wouldn’t leave any role undisclosed, any skill barren - from classic drama to comedy, from radio to big stages, from city streets to hospice rooms. She graduated with Masters Degree (MA) at Academy of Performing Arts in Brno (JAMU) and during the consequent years she took different engagements across the country, to finally anchor back in city’s leading playhouses (National Theatre, Centre for Experimental Theatre). Recently, Petra was offered a permanent engagement from late Vaclav Havel’s flagship playhouse in Prague (Divadlo na Zábradlí). She performed lead roles spanning from Shakespeare’s Juliette and Lula in Wild at Heart to Lady Macbeth, Chekhov’s Ranevskaya and a lead in Sarah Kane’s 4.48 Psychosis. Particularly her latest plays were widely acclaimed and reprised at major events such as Salzburger Festspiele. Na Zábradlí’s Golden Sixties has been awarded Best Play in 2013 National Awards. During her engagements, she was casted by Garry Edwards from Red Noses International as a professional medical clown, taking part in events across Europe and, in cooperation with Médecins Sans Frontières, even as far as Cameroon, Africa. Using the widely silent language of feelings and emotions adds even more to Petra’s acting skills and lets her discover her ultimate gift and companion – humour. In The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho writes: “And, when you want something, the entire universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” Back in 1980’s Czechoslovakia, this young girl named Petra had a dream of living different lives in different ages, dream of wearing different costumes and speaking foreign accents. A dream to make her once reject any further engagement offers and to set to a new course, fully focusing on motion picture. Petra starts attending film acting and auditioning classes, attends castings, takes part in different on-screen projects and first roles are soon to follow. From minor supporting roles in drama series Kriminálka Anděl to acting partnerships with some of the top Czech and International actors, such as Ivan Trojan in series Vraždy v kruhu, or Brandon Fraser, Dawn Olivieri, Marcia Cross and Bolek Polivka in Behind The Curtain Of The Night. Petra is fluent in Czech, English and French.

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