Mgr. et Mgr. Kamila Černá

Name and surname: Kamila Černá
Degree: Mgr. et Mgr.

Department: Publishing Department
Telephone: +420 224 809 124  

Journalist, editor, cultural manager. Since 2001 she has been the head of the Publishing Department, ATI, she is the editor of the book series Contemporary Plays and World Theatre, and editor-in-chief of Czech Theatre journal. Since 2002 she has been one of the dramaturgs at the International Festival Theatre.


1993 Master’s Degree, Theatre and Film Studies, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague

1983 Master’s Degree, Library and Information Science, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague

Professional résumé

2001 – present head of the Publishing Department, Theatre Institute

1993 – 2001 editor at the Publishing Department, Theatre Institute 

1985 – 1988 theatre documentation, Production Unit, Theatre Institute

Specialization and research

2016 – present editor of the book series World Theatre

2010 – 2019 editor-in-chief of Czech Theatre journal

2002 – present member of the Dramaturgy Board of the International Festival Theatre (2007–2014 main dramaturg)

1997 – present editor of the book series Contemporary Plays

- papers in Czech and international journals and newspapers (World and Theatre, Theatre Newspaper, The Puppeteer, Lidové noviny, Teatrul, Teatr, and others.) 

- editor in many editions and other ATI projects, e.g. administration of the Visegrad Fund Visegrad Drama III, project Czech Theatre and Drama for German Cultural Context or the concept and dramaturgy of two Czech theatre showcases


Papers at international conferences (e.g. the conference about translating contemporary drama into English in Hull, 2007, conference New Dramaturgy, New Dramaturg, Bratislava 2014, International Theatre Meeting, Cluj 2019, etc.)

Current memberships and other engagements

2002 – 2013 member of the committee of the Czech Association of Theatre Critics (2010 – 2013 secretary

Experience with project assessment 

as a member of the Grant Commission at the Ministry of Culture, Czech Republic


Bibliography of articles
Bibliography of books

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