Dr Jan Hancil joins Advisory Board

Dr. Jan Hancil is a Czech translator, dramaturg, teacher at the Department of Authorial Creativity and Pedagogy, and Dean of the Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts (DAMU) in Prague, and has recently been elected Rector at the institution. He joins the International Advisory Board of The Stanislavski Centre from January 2013.

The Stanislavski Centre at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance is a unique initiative within the UK to create a home for both academic research and practice/performance events based upon the work of Konstantin Stanislavski.

Dr Hancil worked as a dramaturg at the National Theatre for ten years on over twenty productions. He has been teaching at the Department – acting and (Inter)acting with The Inner Partner – since 1994. He also teaches dramaturgy at the Department of Classical Theatre. Additionally, he has translated numerous books and plays from English to Czech (e.g. Peter Brook’s, The Shifting Point). He is also the Chair of the Prague City Arts Council Grant Committee for theatre.