Lecture in language

Czech

David Vávra (CZE)

architect, actor and writer

„Architects have two enemies: the idea and enough money.“

 

An architect who performs as a poet, especially on festive occasions, and co-founder of Sklep theatre. In his main field he focuses mainly on renovations, designing new buildings less often. As an actor he has appeared in dozens of movies. His face is well-known from the former satirical TV show Česká soda. He hosts the popular documentary TV series on Czech architecture called Šumná
města. He presents important architectural works to spectators as an actor rather than an architect.

  David graduated from the Czech Technical University and from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. In the 70s he co-founded Sklep theatre with his colleague, director and actor Milan Šteindler. More…