Eglė Šimėnaitė – a Lithuanian creative director, performance artist, theatre and cinema actress, working in a wide field of artistic research and practice, often collaborating with other artists and creatives. Holding a BA in Theatre Studies, she has a colorful background of directing, performing on stage in both classical and contemporary theatre performances, assisting internationally. Eglė has been active in theatre and performance since 2015. Her experience in a creative field comes from working in a number of independent interdisciplinary projects as well as in movie sets. The source of inspiration for this flexible and talented artist is a need for diversity, passion for human senses, seeking to find the core of things. She is investigating humanity as species and the human traits we share – senses, empathy, curiosity, ability to care and connect.
于恩平 Yu En Ping is a Taiwanese artist, puppet-maker and performer from Taipei, currently based in Prague, Czech Republic. She refines her craft by exploring different materials, her performances revolve around the use of the body and its interactions with puppets and objects. She works with theater groups and performing artists both locally and worldwide, and develops her solo career through independent projects.
She takes theatre as a place for dialogue (verbal, physical, mental), and focuses on facilitating, devising situations that allow exchange to happen.
Valtteri Alanen is a young multi-disciplinary performer, performance maker, sound-
designer and musician working from and between Prague, Czech Republic and Turku, Finland. He’s a formally trained puppeteer, actor since the age of seven, and an audio engineer by trade. Artistic influences central to him range from musique concrète to acoustic ecology, and from the dramas of Sofokles to the contemporary puppetry of Ishmael Falke. Valtteri is comfortable in working in a multitude of artistic contexts, and a variety of languages, including (in order of fluency) Finnish, English, Swedish and
lately Czech. Most often you can find him working in Studio Alta, Prague, Tehdas Teatteri, Turku or studying for his MA in DAMU, the theatre faculty of the academy of performing arts, Prague.