Ars Poetica 2016

Lucia Hurajová photo-hurajova-lucia.jpglives in Bratislava. She regularly performs in various theaters in Bratislava (City Theater of Pavol Orságh Hviezdoslav, Divadlo v Podpalubí). She is a member of Túlavé divadlo ensemble (Wandering Theater), a coordinator of international Francophonic project Karavána desiatich slov/Caravane des dix mots. She holds a doctoral degree in theater studies, and has one son, Maximilián.
Kristína Svarinská kristina-svarinska.jpgwas born in Bratislava where she also lives. After successfully completing her high school studies at one of the Bratislava’s foreign language oriented high schools she started studying acting at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. Even during her studies, she was given numerous opportunities to perform in movies and TV shows both in Slovakia and Czech Republic. She currently works as a freelance actress and a member of DPM Theater, which she and some of her friends founded after they graduated. Since her very childhood she has also been involved in dubbing. She loves movies, sports, books and most importantly her job, which constantly makes her face new exciting challenges.
Ľubo Bukový photo-bukovy-lubo.jpgwas born in Martin. He graduated in acting at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. He was awarded Best Actor at the International Student Festival Zlomvaz in Prague and he was awarded Best New Actor in 2006 Divadelné dosky Awards for the playIvanov. Together with his home independent theatre group The 12 Studio he won the Grand Prix at New Drama Festival 2009 with the their own play Pamäť Bratislavy: I. Petržalské príbehy (The Memory of Bratislava: I. The stories of Petržalka). Later he co-acted with Teatr Polski in Wroclaw under artistic supervision of Krystian Lupa and took part in a work-shop led by Russian theatre maestro Anatoliy Alexandrovich Vasilyev. He has performed in several theaters in Slovakia and abroad, for instance in the Slovak National Theatre, Arena Theatre or Štúdio 12 in Bratislava, Archa Theatre in Prague, Grotowski Institute in Wroclaw, Municipal Theater I-Camp in Munich and Italian theatre Piccolo Teatro Orologio. Ľubo Bukový often performs as a film actor – in Jiří Chlumský’s movie Nedodržaný sľub (Broken Promise) or in Juraj Krasnohorský’s debut Slovak feature Tigre v meste (Tigers in the City). Since 2007m he is a member of TUCET Studio for New Drama ensemble.