Natasa Novotná

After graduating from Janáček conservatoire in Ostrava, Czech Republic, Nataša danced with the Nederlands Dans Theater 2, Gothenburg Ballet, and Nederlands Dans Theatre 1 between years 1997 – 2007. During this period she worked with the world’s most renowned choreographers including Jiří Kylián, Ohad Naharin, Mats Ek, and many others. Returning to her country as a freelance dancer, she participated in various dance projects worldwide, including work with Tero Saarinen’s company in Finland and a Sadler’s Wells production featuring Sylvie Guillem. Nataša co-founded a contemporary dance company, 420PEOPLE, in Prague, where for a decade she was active as a dancer, choreographer and executive director until 2017.

Nataša is based in Prague, where she recently founded the Kylian Fund Prague, focusing on the support of the contemporary dance and related genres. She has taught Gaga since summer 2017, introducing the language to the region by holding her regular Gaga/people classes in Prague and teaching Gaga/dancers for the local companies.

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