Spitfire Company is an artistic platform that includes physical, visual, musical and dance theatre. It is currently one of the most progressive ensambles of author theatre in the Czech Republic. The works that are characteristic for the ensamble include features such as: emphasis of physical acting on the stage, experimenting with new theatrical features, existential imbalance of the figures, the trend of connecting different genres and finding new visual stimuli.
Herald Angel Award (awarded by British newspaper The Herald) for One Step Before the Fall performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2013.
Total Theatre Award (shortlist) (awarded by British physical theatre magazine Total Theatre) for One Step Before the Fall performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2013.
Aerowaves Priority Companies 2014 (awarded by Aerowaves - European Dance Platform) for One Step Before teh Fall
Oustanding Performance Award for The Voice of Anne Frank performed at the Prague Fringe festival 2012.
Grand Prix Zdarzenia for The World of Condemned performed at the International Festival Zdarzenia in Poland.
"Spitfire Company’s Genius Performance... It has been a long time since Poznan last witnessed as good a performance as The Untouchables by Spitfire Company, an ensemble from the Czech Republic." (R. Rakowski, Moje Miasto Poznan)
"a gut-wrenching tour-de-force" (Anne Brennan, The Herald)
“a powerful piece” (The Skinny)
"A performance which well deserved the standing ovation it received from this audience." (ThreeWeeks)
"Spitfire Company is among the most distinctive Czech ensembles straddling the line between physical theatre and “alternative” drama in the broadest sense of the word." (Vladimír Mikulka, Respekt)
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