Head of Dept of Arts Management, DAMU - Theatre Faculty of AMU in Prague
Michal Lázňovský (* 1977) is graduate of doctoral studies of Theatre management at the Theatre Faculty of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU), and his career is still closely tied with his alma mater. From October 2001 till August 2017 he’s been exercising his profession as a managing director of faculty theatre DISK. In 2008 he became Head of Department of Theatre Management at DAMU. As a researcher and teacher he focuses on theory of strategic management of theatre institutions and management of projects and events in the field of performing arts. He also defended his Ph.D. on this subject matter in the beginning of 2015. He’s been a chair and member of boards of directors of two Prague’s artistic NGO’s, member of municipal and national grant committees and researcher in several European research projects on education in the area of Arts management.