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Ján FAKLA

Ján FAKLA

(*1960) director, scripter, actor

Born in Banská Bystrica. He graduated the Gymnasium in Kremnica and theatre production at DAMU in Prague. Since 1976, he has been an author and actor, and now manager of the Kremnica Theatre Underground. As a dramaturgist, he worked for the art agency Slovkoncert, in the Slovak Television in Banská Bystrica, as well as in the Theatre of J. G. Tajovský in Zvolen. He also worked as a director in the Slovak national radio. He was one from the founders and dramaturgists of the Festival of Humour and Satire SLOVAK GAGS (1981 – 1992) and the main dramaturgist and director of the European Festival of Humour and Satire KREMNICKÉ GAGY (2004 – 2017). He is the owner of the G.A.G. – art agency, ltd., and has also co-founded the AMPLIFIER Festival – New Cabaret & Street Art in Banská Štiavnica.

Dušan KRNÁČ

Dušan KRNÁČ

(*1954) scenographer, director, actor

Born in Lučenec. In 1977, he absolved the Faculty of Pedagogy at the University of Matej Bel in Banská Bystrica. As an art teacher, he worked in Lučenec and Fiľakovo, as an artist in the Theatre of J. G. Tajovský in Banská Bystrica (1986 – 1992). He works as a graphic designer, scenic artist, director of alternative theatre and performer. Since the middle of the nineties, the core of his artistic work has been the metaconcept ANTICOMICS (formed by Anticomics, Minimalcomics, and Totalcomics). He is a member of the Slovak Art Union. His works were presented at many exhibition both in Slovakia and abroad. Currently, he is working in  Banská Bystrica, at the Centre of independent culture GARDEN. Since 2012, he has been working with Kremnica Theatre Underground and has co-founded the AMPLIFIER Festival – New Cabaret & Street Art in Banská Štiavnica.

Milan LICHÝ

Milan LICHÝ

(*1961) member

He was born in Banská Bystrica. After graduating from the Gymnasium of J.G. Tajovský in Banská Bystrica, he studied the Forester Faculty in Zvolen. Since 1984, he has worked in the Slovak mountains, forests, glades and offices of forest taxation. He is an independent representative of the City Municipality in Banská Bystrica. He has been focusing on environmental and urbanist topics for years.

Jana MIKITKOVÁ

Jana MIKITKOVÁ

(*1988) director

Hails from Humenné, where she started as a elocutionist and actress at an art school. She has a degree in theatre direction and dramaturgy from VŠMU in Bratislava (2013), where she was a dramaturgist for the plays Mother and Sin by J. G. Tajovský, and directionally prepared the single-act Anniversary by A. P. Chekhov. During her studies, she took part in several creative workshops in Slovakia, Czech republic, and Italy. From October 2012 to March 2013, she studied by the Ensemble Theatre at the Rose Bruford College in London. Her professional career started with a cooperation with the director Kamil Žiška in the play A lion sleeps in the elipse for Theatre Ludus in Bratislava. To this day, she has (co-)authored and directed plays for children and teenagers Eaten by the Alphabet, 3Fables, Caution! Good dog!), and Caution! Double Stress! for this theatre. As a director and script-writer, she is mostly focusing on plays for children as well as researching the works of the Slovak director Peter Scherhaufer from the Theatre Goose on the String, who collaborated with the Kremnica Theatre Underground. Currently, she teaches at the Art School of J. Kresánek in Bratislava, and regularly guests at the Bratislava Puppet Theatre. She has been working with the Kremnica Theatre Underground since 2012 and has co-founded the AMPLIFIER Festival – New Cabaret & Street Art in Banská Štiavnica.

Tomáš CÍGER

Tomáš CÍGER

(*1990) illustrator, graphic of comics art, designer

Comes from Kremnica, where he has worked for the cinema Akropola and the City cultural centre. He is an absolvent of the Institute of Aurel Stodola of the Electrotechnical faculty of the Žilina university in Liptovský Mikuláš. Currently, he works and lives as a freelance illustrator, comic artist, designer and computer boy by the pseudonym of Eniac. He likes French electronic music, Slovak animation, and is interested in sci-fi and surrealism. He has been working with the Kremnica Theatre Underground since 2016.

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CO-AUTHORS OF PLAYS 

Anton BRČKA (*1961) – TOI-TOY STORY (CLOWNS), KREMNICA NOT ONLY GOLDEN, PETER SCHERHAUFER LIVES → Roman VYKYSALÝ (*1957) – TOI-TOY STORY (CLOWNS), KREMNICA NOT ONLY GOLDEN, PETER SCHERHAUFER LIVES → Martin VARAHAŇOVSKÝ (*1972) – TOI-TOY STORY (CLOWNS), KREMNICA NOT ONLY GOLDEN → Jozef KRASULA (*1961) – TOI-TOY STORY (CLOWNS) → Vladimír CHOVANEC (*1955) – TOI-TOY STORY (CLOWNS), KREMNICA NOT ONLY GOLDEN → Mário BÓNA (*1983) – TOI-TOY STORY (CLOWNS), KREMNICA NOT ONLY GOLDEN, EXCURSION TO UN-FREEDOM → Marek Gašpar ŠAFÁRIK (*1979) – TOI-TOY STORY (CLOWNS) → Veronika FEKIAČOVÁ (*1985) – TOI-TOY STORY (CLOWNS), KREMNICA NOT ONLY GOLDEN → Dušan KUBÁŇ (*1971) – TOI-TOY STORY (CLOWNS) → Michal NOVÁK (*1977) – TOI-TOY STORY (CLOWNS) → Mária FAKLOVÁ (*1960) – KREMNICA NOT ONLY GOLDEN, PETER SCHERHAUFER LIVES → Michal ĎURIŠ (*1964) – KREMNICA NOT ONLY GOLDEN → Klára ŠTROFFEKOVÁ (*1964) – KREMNICA NOT ONLY GOLDEN → Martin KOLLÁR (*1991) – KREMNICA NOT ONLY GOLDEN, THE FINAL GOOS → Daniel Haas KIANIČKA (*1975) – KREMNICA NOT ONLY GOLDEN → Platon BAKER (*1972, †2015) – KREMNICA NOT ONLY GOLDEN → Miroslava ZELNÍKOVÁ (*1957) – KREMNICA NOT ONLY GOLDEN → Štefan ŠAFÁRIK (*1942) – HANA, PETER SCHERHAUFER LIVES → Ján HRMO (*1946) – HANA → Anna ČONKOVÁ (*1986) – HANA, PETER SCHERHAUFER LIVES → Anna VELJAČIKOVÁ (*1959) – HANA → Štefan LENGYEL (*1989) – HANA → Marián KOVÁČ (*1990) – HANA → Gabika PASCHOVÁ (*1987) – HANA → Matúš UHLIARIK (*1988) – HANA → Zuzana JUHÁSOVÁ (*1983) – HANA → Peter ĎURINÍK (*1993) – HANA → Dušan KOJNOK (*1964) – HANA → Milan SLAMA (*1985) – HANA, PETER SCHERHAUFER LIVES → Miroslav NOHEJL (*1961) – PETER SCHERHAUFER LIVES → Boris GROLLMUS (*1964) – PETER SCHERHAUFER LIVES → Kamil ŽIŠKA (*1978) – PETER SCHERHAUFER LIVES → Mikuláš SLIACKY (*1950) – GOAT AND HAMMER → Péter HUNČÍK (*1951) – GOAT AND HAMMER → František MALEC (*1959) – GOAT AND HAMMER → Michal HAVRAN (*1973) – GOAT AND HAMMER → Jana ONDRUŠOVÁ (*1990) – GOAT AND HAMMER → Andrea BUČKOVÁ (*1989) – GOAT AND HAMMER → Michaela MOTLOCHOVÁ (*1973) – GOAT AND HAMMER → Miroslav MIHÁLEK (*1990) – GOAT AND HAMMER → Alica BUKOVČANOVÁ (*1990) – GOAT AND HAMMER → Tereza MANDZÁKOVÁ (*1994) – GOAT AND HAMMER → Jakub MATEJČÍK (*1989) – GOAT AND HAMMER → Dominika SÁNDOROVÁ (*1994) – GOAT AND HAMMER → Roman VEČEREK (*1973) – EXCURSION TO UN-FREEDOM → Pavel MIHAĽÁK (*1975) – EXCURSION TO UN-FREEDOM → Miroslav SÝKORA (*1985) – EXCURSION TO UN-FREEDOM → Markéta DULAVOVÁ (*1982) – EXCURSION TO UN-FREEDOM, WHY THE TURKEY FOUGHT THE TURKEY → Júlia KOVÁČIKOVÁ (*1991) – EXCURSION TO UN-FREEDOM, WHY THE TURKEY FOUGHT THE TURKEY → Miloslav VOJTÍŠEK (*1970) – THE FINAL GOOS → Eugen LIBEZŇUK (*1963) – THE FINAL GOOS → Vladimír ZBOROŇ (*1960) – THE FINAL GOOS → Mária BENKOVSKÁ (*1983) – THE FINAL GOOS → Barbora HUBENÁ (*1971) – THE FINAL GOOS → Karel KRÁL (*1953) – THE FINAL GOOS → Jozef MOKOŠ (*1941) – WHY THE TURKEY FOUGHT THE TURKEY → Jakub REK (*1990) – WHY THE TURKEY FOUGHT THE TURKEY