The Institute for Choreology


The Institute for Dance Science at the Department of Dance at HAMU was founded in 1998, and its research and publishing activities have developed significantly, particularly since the year 2000. The active staff of the Institute include Prof. Dorota Gremlicová MA Ph.D, Prof. Helena Kazárová, MA PhD, Dr. Daniela Stavělová, CSc, Elvíra Němečková, Ph.D, Lucie Hayashi, MA Ph.D, Prof. Božena Brodská. Other collaborators, graduates and students, mainly in the field of dance science, are involved in research activities, including Doctoral students, and students of Master's and Bachelor's programmes.

The Institute is one of the few institutions in the Czech Republic dealing specifically with dance research, cooperating with other research institutions, systematically with the Institute of Ethnology of The Czech Academy of Sciences (AV ČR), The Arts and Theatre Institute , NIPOS-Artama, the Research Centre of the Faculty of Music and Dance Arts in Bratislava etc. The employees of the Institute participate in international projects, are members of international professional organizations such as the Study Group on Ethochoreology at the International Council for Traditional Music and the European Association of Dance Historians, and participate in professional conferences and symposia in the Czech Republic and abroad.


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118 01 Praha 1

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prof. Mgr. Dorota Gremlicová, Ph.D.

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FOTO prof. Mgr. Dorota GREMLICOVÁ, Ph.D.