About Me

Marianna Stránská
About Me

Multimedia artist, designer, set designer, director and screenwriter who created many author performances, objects and artworks and presently works, creates and collaborates with film and theater directors in the Czech Republic and abroad (Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Swiss, Russia, France and the USA).

Since 2014, that year she was nominated for the Czech Lion Award Czech Film and Television Academy Award for the costumes for the film Cyril and Methodius, she works as an assistant professor at the Theatre and Film Academy of Performing Arts.

From 2015 to 2016 she works as an art director and co-screenplay with director Vít Klusák (Hypermarket film) on a documentary movie “The White World According to Daliborek”, which had premier at Karlovy Vary Film Festival and was selected at IDFA Master Selection.

In 2016 she started her artistic collaboration with director Arnaud Bernard on the implementation of costumes for Puccini’s Tosca at the National Theatre in Prague and costumes design for Verdi’s Vespri Siciliani opera to the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg.

Since 2010, she is a member of the art group Orbis Pictus, organized by artist Petr Nikl, which is exhibited its interactive objects in Prague (PLAY 2011), Linz (Austria 2011) and the Czech Center in New York (USA 2012).

Is co-founder and chairwoman of the association STRANSKY ART COMPANY, is the eighth year produces, organizes and produces author performances touring theatre rack wagon, which exports quality theatre to the outskirts of the Czech Republic and Germany in 2015, the theatre took part in the International Summer Letna festival with copyright performances BARROCK.

Between 2007 and 2011, she exhibited at the Prague Quadrennial PQ in 2015 and worked on the preparation of the exposition with Eric Linder and Claudia Rueggu for Swiss Agency Pro Helvetia.

Graduated her master’s degree at the Theatre Faculty in Prague (DAMU KALD), majoring in scenography, where she is finishing her doctorate (PhD.) under a supervision of Prof. Miroslav Klima.

During her studies she worked with several directors: Jiří Havelka (2008 Very social dancing) and Slovak director Ondrej Spišák (2009 “Creation”) in the Disk Theatre. In 2008/2009, she completed a one-year internship at the University RESAD Madrid (Real Esquel Superior del dramatic arts), where together with director David Velez Martinez realized performance “Autopista del sur” on a story by Julio Cortazar. In 2008-2010 she created together with director Matija Solce two productions for the National Puppet Theatre in Ljubljana, Slovenia (CABARET LUKNJA, puppet cabaret motives Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and Scorpio MUSICIANS). Currently she is working on a complete design for a new project MASINERIJA.


the white world according to daliborek




I Vespri siciliani Mariinsky II

uklona vespri

Vespri Siciliani Mariinsky Theater / OPERA


costumes TOSCA OPERA











Two minutes sketch 2009