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Marek Bečka is the founder of Buchty a Loutky puppet company ("Cakes and Puppets") and lecturer in puppetry at Department of Alternative and Puppet Theatre of the Theatre Faculty of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Czech Republic.

Artistic contributionEdit

Bečka is a lecturer in puppetry who has been invited to give master classes in Hong Kong and the Netherlands.[1] Bečka is a graduate of the Prague Academy of Performing Arts in Puppetry.[2] He is also a skilled director and writer. His vision has seen the founding of Buchty a Loutky ("Cakes and Puppets") puppet company in 1991,[3] which has presented over many years a great range of offerings including Rocky IX and Tibet. Buchty a Loutky is famous all over Europe through its tours.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Miroslav Trejtnar, Marek Becka, Robert Smolik, Zdar Sorm, Petr Vodicka, Eva Pechackova, Klara Fonova, Dora Krskova, Mikulas Havlik, Leah Gaffen". Archived from the original on 2 January 2008. Retrieved 9 December 2010.
  2. ^ "Miroslav Trejtnar, Marek Becka, Robert Smolik, Zdar Sorm, Petr Vodicka, Eva Pechackova, Klara Fonova, Dora Krskova, Mikulas Havlik, Leah Gaffen". Archived from the original on 2 January 2008. Retrieved 9 December 2010.
  3. ^ a b Dubská, Alice, Czech Puppet Theatre Yesterday and Today, p. 56

Books and articlesEdit

  • Dubská, Alice; Jan Novák; Nina Malíková; Marie Zdeňková (2006). Czech Puppet Theatre Yesterday and Today. Prague: Theatre Institute. ISBN 80-7008-199-6.