Lenka Vagnerová & Company Dance Theatre was found in 2012 by Lenka Vagnerova a leading European female choreographer based in Prague.
Lenka Vagnerová works as an independent choreographer, dance teacher and rehearsal director in international dance scene. She choreographed for several dance companies and theaters. Her choreographic works have received many awards and nominations. Lenka has been teaching regularly and running workshops in festivals, theatres, dance schools and companies in different countries.
Lenka studied pedagogy of modern dance at HAMU (Music and Dance Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague) withDoc. Ivanka Kubicová.
As a performer, she has been cooperating with the following choreographers and groups: Claude Brumachon-Benjamin Lamarche CCNN in Nantes, Akram Khan Company – London Olympic Games Opening Ceremony 2012, Cirk La Putyka, DOT504, Jozef Fruček and Linda Kapetanea, Liz King, Veronika Riz, Barbora Kryslová-Greiner, Jan Kodet, Bratislavské divadlo tanca, Torzo Ballet etc.
As a dancer, she received three nominations for the Thalia Award (2003, 2005 and 2010). In 2003, she became the Dance Personality of the Year (Nokia Dance Award). In 2005, the Czech Dance Platform named her the Dancer of the Year.
As a choreographer of Lenka Vagnerová & Company Lenka has choreographed and directed many author`s performances: The Lešany Crib, Gossip, Sorcerer, La Loba, Riders, Mah Hunt.
THE LESANY CRIB
THALIA AWARD NOMINATION 2016 for Fanny Barrouquére
Three NOMINATION Opera plus AUDIENCE AWARD Award 2017:
-the best DANCER: Fanny Barrouquére, Andrea Opavská
-the best CHOREOGRAPHY: Lenka Vagnerová
THALIA AWARD 2015 nomination for Andrea Opavská
THALIA AWARD 2015 nomination for Ivo Sedláček
NOMINATION for Ivo Sedláček - TALENT of the Year 2015 - Svět a Divadlo
Four NOMINATIONS - Opera Plus Audience Award 2016
the best DANCER : Fanny Barrouquére, Andrea Lamešová-Opavská, Ivo Sedláček
the best CHOREOGRAPHY: Lenka Vagnerová
Skupova Pilsen 2016 International Festival Prize
HERALD ANGEL AWARD 2014
TOTAL THEATRE AWARD NOMINATION Fringe Edinburgh Festival 2014
DANCER OF THE YEAR AWARD - ANDREA OPAVSKÁ (Czech dance platform 2014)
DANCE PIECE OF THE YEAR 2013
Dancer of the Year 2013 - nomination for Andrea Opavská and Tomáš Červinka, Festival Czech Dance Platform
Light Design Award - nomination for Michal Kříž
Audience Award 2011, Festival Czech Dance Platform
Thalia Award 2011 - Nomination for interpretation - Lenka Vagnerová
Dancer of the Year 2011 - Nomination for Pavel Mašek
Light Design Award, 2.place, Festival Czech Dance Platform 2011
THE THEATER NEWSPAPER AWARD NOMINATION 2014
As a guest horeographer Lenka has created and directed perfomances for differen teatres and companies, for example.: Norrdans, 2 Faced Dance Company, NSDC Leeds, Viirus Theatre Helsinki, Minor Teatre Prague, Accademia Nazional Di Danza Rome, Dot504, Elledanse, Etc.
Lenka directed and chorographed two performances fo Minor Theatre Prague: Robin Hood and Snow Queen.
Lenka has been teaching regularly and running workshops in festivals, theatres or dance schools. For example: Göteborgs Operans Danskompani, Ballet de Marseille, Norrdans, Danish Dance Theatre, Skanes Dance Theatre, Stopgap Dance Company, Viirus Theatre Helsinki, Accademia Nazional Di Danza Rome, Cirk Cirkör, National Theatre Prage,, Theaterwerkstatt Hannover, Il Giardino delle Esperidi Festival, Israel Festival 2012, Academy Of Performing Arts Prague, Prague Conservatory, Etc.
Lenka participated in the formation of the Czech dance group DOT504 and In 2009, she took part in the foundation of the leading Czech new circus company Cirk La Putyka.
As a choreographer, Lenka is engaged in drama theatre, opera or new circus projects. She choreographed for example for: Minor Theatre, National Theatre in Prague, City Theatres of Prague, South Bohemian Theatre, Klicpera´s Theatre, the Summer Shakespeare Festival in Prague Etc.
In 2011, 2014, 2016 she worked as a Rehearsal Director in the Swedish company Norrdans.