ABOUT US

COMPANY ACTIVITIES   

Theatre:

  • 11/2007, Pavel Truhlář in China
    Pavel was invited by coordinators of Czech Centers and Embassy of the Czech Republic in Peking to come to play an improvized puppet performance on the occasion of ending Czech design exhibition. During their stay they had also an opportunity to begin an exhibition of  the Czech book illustration, which was held in one of the biggest Peking´s primary schools.
  • 7/2008, PUPPET WESTERN FROM TEXAS-MEXICAN BORDER, performance, Nová Paka
    Teatro Truhla goes every year on the tour in September, plays for non-profit organizations
  • 3/2009, Félicien Rops Museum, Namur .Teatro Truhla was invited to play their great performance from Wild West, thepuppet perfomance Riders from Promissstown at the occasion of the Czech evening in Félicien Rops Museum.
  • 5/2009, “CAT AND DEVIL” premiere in Roztoky Museum
  • 11/2009, Teatro Truhla plays thepuppet perfomance “Riders from Promissstown” for a Czech prime minister Fischer in occasion of advent time
  • 12/2009 “Magic glasses” premiere in Hong Kong, China
  • 12/2011 “Follow The Star” premiere in Hong Kong, China
  • 5/2013 participation in  “Istanbul International Puppet festival” ,European Street Festival in Turkey
  • 7/2013 “Captain Fotrix Cosmos” premiere in Prague

 

Special Events:

  • 10/2008, New York´s Bohemian National Hall Grand Opening
    Pavel along with the group of Czech artists led by Michal Caban entered on the Grand Opening with their unique performance. Artists promised a wonderful unforgettable show done in the similar style as was staged for the Gala Opening of the 43. International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary.
  • 7/2008, 43rd International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary, took part in Gala Opening
  • 7/2009, 44th International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary, took part in Gala Opening
  • 12/2009 Truhlar Marionety was invited to come to Hong Kong by The BBG Creation Co. Ltd to provide Hong Kong Puppet Show and Exhibition 2009 (12th of December- 3rd of January. Took place at New Plaza Phase 3, Shatin, the New Territory. Teatro Truhla came out with a new Christmas play called “Magic glasses” prepared especially for this occasion.During the Hong Kong´s stay P. Truhlář also performed short improvised sketches with the popular Chinese artist, puppeteer Uncle Ka Ming.
  • Expo 05/2010, China Shanghai. Participation in Gala Opening of Czech Pavilion along with the other artists from Czech Republic.
  • 7/2010, 45th International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary, participation in Gala Opening
  • 7/2011, 46th International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary, participation in Gala Opening
  • 7/2012, 47th International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary, participation in Gala Opening

 

Exhibitions:

  • 1991, Puppet exhibition, Becher Club, Gallery and Coffee shop
  • 1992, Puppet exhibition, Show of 5 best present Czech woodcarvers
  • 1992, Puppet exhibition, Hotel Atrium
  • 1992, Puppet exhibition, Corinthia Tower
  • 1993, Puppet exhibition, Hotel President
  • 12/2007-1/2008, an exhibition of the art work of Michaela Bartoňová and Martin Kadlec, given in Marionety Galllery.
  • 5/2008, an exhibition ofthe artwork of Prague´s studio and Pacov´s workshop.MARIONETTES from MARIONETY TRUHLÁŘ workshop. Antonín Sova Town Museum in Pacov.
  • 12/2008 – 2/2009, MARIONETTES from MARIONETY TRUHLÁŘ workshop, Cordeus in Prague
  • 3/2009 – 8/2009, MARIONETTES from MARIONETY TRUHLÁŘ workshop, Museum of Central Bohemia in Roztoky
  • 12/2009 – 1/2010 Christmas Puppet Exhibition,Teatro Truhla performance, Hong Kong, China
  • 12/2009, coming a new exhibition in Minor Theater  Prague called “The eagle among the angels”
  • 6. – 11/ 2010 Production of puppet exhibition “Puppets from Jiří Vorel´s  collection”, taking place in Museum of Central Bohemia in Roztoky
  • 30.11. 2011 – 28.1. 2012 “Czech Puppet – Tradition and The Present” Historical Puppets from the collection of Jiří Vorel  AND Contemporary puppetry, Gallery Smečky, Prague
  • 12/2011 Christmas Puppet Exhibition, Teatro Truhla performance, Hong Kong, China
  • 9. – 12. 2012, “GEPETOS DE PRAGA – ŽIVÉ LOUTKÁŘSKÉ UMĚNÍ” hold in Gallery Caixa Cultural, produced by a company TERRA Á VISTA COMUNICACAO LTDA. Sao Paulo – Praca da Sé, SP – (11) 3321 – 4400 -Brasil, Sao Paulo – Praca da Sé, SP – (11) 3321 – 4400 – BRAZIL

Fair:

  • Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair Nürnberg 5.2. – 10.2.2009
  • Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair Nürnberg 4.2. – 9.2.2010
  • Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair Nürnberg 3.2. – 8.2.2011

 

Film:

  • 2006, Der Räuber Hotzenplotz, Constantin Film, producing marionettes for the film entry
  • 2008, ARD German TV, Travel program
  • 2009, ARD German TV, Travel program
  • 2009, ERT3, Greek TV, Travel Program
  • 2009 – 2010, Working on documentary film about Truhlar company with the Dutch director Rogier van Beeck Calkoen
  • 2009, Producing marionettes for Slovak TV – consumer advertising
  • 2010, Gongzakso Production EBS ( Educational Brodcasting Systems), Seoul, Republic of Korea, Travel program on Prague – focusing on marionettes in Prague
  • 2010, Echappées Belles, France TV, documentary film on Marionety Truhlar

 

Donation:

  • 3/2008 March Madness – A Day For Everyone.
  • 3/2009 March Madness – A Day For Everyone.
  • Participation in different projects, mostly for non-profit organizations in Czech Republic

 

Other projects, activities :

  • Providing puppet workshops on regularly daily bases in our workshop aria in Vinohrady, Prague
  • 12/2009 participation at Christmas market in New York City, selling our own collection
  • Interview published in Czech periodical Toys and games, issue 1-2010
  • Interview published in Audi 2009 annual report
  • 12/2010 Next magazine Hong Kong, travel story on Marionety Truhlar, workshop photo shoot
  • 10/2010, Jan Kraus marionette production for a television show called “Jan Kraus Show”
  • 2011, Travel Guidebook “Aruco Czech”, Japan, story on Marionety Truhlar
  • 2011, Flair, Sanoma Magazines Belgium NV, story on Marionety Truhlar
  • 2011, Globe Trotter Travel Guide Book, Japan, story on Marionety Truhlar
  • 2011, David L Morgan Production, Australia articles on marionettes for magazines in Australia and  New Zealand
    School cooperation
  • Working on a project with U.S. Embassy for kids from children´s homes
  • Cooperation with advertizing companies
  • 7/2010 and 9/2011 Receiving grants from the county for puppetry activities (playing puppet theater and providing workshops in children´s homes and hospitals, lecturing in homes for the elderly)
  • Sharing different projects with various artists and performers