Ondřej Holba

An actor, mime, clown and juggler, a graduate of the Department of Mime of HAMU in Prague. Ondřej has been juggling since his 16 years of age. Since 2007, he is a member of Kruhová Parabola juggling group and since 2010, he also performs as a clown in Sacra Circus. Ondřej closely cooperates with the Mime Prague group, currently in the Shush! Performance. He performs in the successful Stabat Mater performance by the Tichá Opera company. Ondřej has performed at Letní Letná, Cirk UFF, Cirkopolis, Mime Fest, Kremnické Gagy and other festivals. He regularly attends workshops and master classes of prominent international lecturers in the fields of juggling, mime, dance, acrobatics and clown art. His work is significantly influenced by Taina Makiiso (Finland), Nola Rae (UK), Sumako Koseki (Japan)m James Donlon (USA) and Eric Davis (USA). His current efforts focus on exploration of the possibilities of object manipulation, crystal ball techniques and their application in theater and clown acts. Ondřej finds inspiration in fine art, music and light design and strives for a balanced connection of these areas with theater. His most recent original project is a solo performance entitled Piece of Glass.