Petra Fornayová

Fornayová focuses on contemporary dance and theater. She has created more than 20 author's performances - Manifesto of Possibilities, End End, Subjective Future etc.- performed regularly at home and abroad (Nová Dráma, Jamais Vu! Paris, Tanec Praha, Ars Cameralis Katowice, HybajHo! Praha, Korespondance CZ, etc.). Dance with Changing Parts and Patterns which she created in collaboration with Cluster ensemble, presented at Opera Nova festival in the National Theater Prague 2018 and 2019, were nominated for the Tatrabank Art Award 2018 and 2019. As a performer, she collaborated with many Slovak and foreign creators. She founded and leads the international contemporary dance festival Nu Dance Fest, is a member of the VLNA contemporary art magazine board. In 2018, she was nominated for National Film Award Sun in the Net for her role in Juraj Lehotský's film NINA. She plays one of the main roles in the Mira Fornay’s film Cook F**k Kill nominated for the best film at Czech Lion Award 2021.


Our Velvet Revolution was a turning point for most of us. Manifest of Possibilities does not want to be an objective enumeration of events. It is a manifesto of different perspectives from which we can look at the revolution and at the times coming after.

Concept, direction, texts, choreography: Petra Fornayová
With: Anna Čonková, Soňa Kúdelová, Soňa Macejáková, Jana Machútová, Libuša Puškárová, Silvia Sviteková
Dramaturgy: Peter Šulej
Video: Boris Vitázek
Music: Ambróz Šulej
Photographies used in the performance: Juraj Fifík
Scene: Petra Fornayová, Boris Vitázek
Costumes: Iveta Haasová
Technical direction, light design, scene fabrication: Slavomír Šmálik Production: AST, Tereza Michalová
Performance has been supported from public funds by the Slovak Arts Council.
Partners: Bratiislava Self-Governing Region, Gallery of the City of Bratislava, Vlna association, Euromotor s.r.o.

Premiere: November 17, 2019 (30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution)