* 1987 in Czech Republic

Nela H. Kornetová is an independent performer, theatre maker and choreographer based in Norway. She is the artistic leader of  T.I.T.S. performance group

She focuses on themes and emotions that audience can relate to directly. Her aim is to create atmospheric and sensual performances that explore the borderlines of different art forms. After graduation at JAMU (CZ, 2010) and Norwegian Theatre Academy (NOR, 2013), she was DanceWEB 2014 scholarship holder (Impulstanz, Vienna). Her own piece “Ba Zen/Pool”(2010) and her performance in “The Amnesic Days of the Polar Nights”(2009) by Ioana Mona Popovici was very well received in Czech, Poland, Germany, Serbia or Bosnia and Herzegovina.



freelance performing artist, performer, choreographer, director



2010 – 2013 BA Acting, Norwegian Theatre Academy

2006 – 2010 BA Physical theatre/Clown, scene and film making, Janaček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno


Experience and productions:


“Cult of Busy” by T.I.T.S. residency in Dansearena Nord in Hammerfest, Pikene på Broen in Kirkenes, DansiT in Trondheim&Blå Grotte in Fredrikstad/Norway and HAUT in Copenhagen&Teater Momentum in Odense/Denmark

“Forced Beauty” in Mailllon in Strasbourg, France

• morning training teacher at Norwegian Theater Academy in Fredrikstad, “The Body of Many Voices” – dance and voice workshop

• “My own private picture” in Zahrada, Bánská Bystrica, Slovakia

• “Mine” in in Blå Grotte/ Fredrikstad

• board member of NTA Alumni Association and organizer of related events

“Phantom Limb” by Thomas Østgaard, full production

“Badman” by T.I.T.S. pilot project

“Dave&Golly” pilot project, and full production in La Mama, New York, autumn 2019

project with Jaro Viňarský, performer


• “Mine” by T.I.T.S. ( physical opera/dance concert, premiere in Black Box Theatre, Oslo/ residencies in Blå Grotte/ Fredrikstad/NOR, Bottna/SWE, in/with Korespondance, Studio Alta/CZ and Stanica Žilina/Slovakia

• “Mine” tour in Czechia – Praha, Plzeň, Olomouc

• “My own private picture” in Tabacka, Košice, Slovakia & Chemnitz Komplex, Germany

• “Forced Beauty” in Cornerteateret, Bergen, in Olomouc in Czechia and in Stanica Žilina in Slovakia & A PART festival in Katovice, Poland

• “The Mystery of a Bar” contemporary opera by Miroslav Tóth, directed by Jan Komárek, Slovakian-Norwegian cooperation

• “The Trial” by Maxim Didenko (RU), Prague, 64 U Hradeb, CZ

• morning training teacher at Norwegian Theater Academy in Fredrikstad, “The Body of Many Voices” – dance and voice workshop

• NTA Alumni Conference organizer

• “I might be dead, but I’m still pretty” by Jassem Hindi, SceneBluss, PIT festival, Norway, research workshop participant

• pilot residency for “Cult of Busy” at Se.s.ta castle in Zdar n.S., Czechia

• “O – Healing Lump” by Tormod Carlsen&Heidi Dalene at FAR° Festival des Arts Vivants in Nyon, Switzerland, installation guide&healing operator

– 2016 • “Phantom Limb”, Dunkel by Thomas Østgaard at 20th documentary film festival MFDF Jihlava, CZ

• “Forced Beauty” an audiovisual performance by T.I.T.S. ( with Ann Sofie Godø (NOR), Lærke Grøntved (DK), Jan Hajdelak Husták (CZ/NOR), Heidi Dalene (NOR), Jonas Qvale (NOR), Juli Apponen (FIN/SWE), Mariann Hansen (FO)) – premiere in Blå Grotte, Fredrisktad, Norway & at Fast Forward festival in Braunschweig, Germany

• assistant in Sound&Light project with Sxip Shirey (USA) in Fredrikstad at NTA

• work in progress “The Trial” by Maxim Didenko, produced by ProFitArt, Prague, performer

• “Mine” pilot project in cooperation with Ioana Mona Popovici (RO), Anders Firing Aardal (NOR), Josephine Kylén-Collins (SWE), Heidi Dalene, Lærke Grøntved, Björn Hansson in DansiT in Trondheim and Studio Alta in Prague

• My own private picture on CZ tour – Prague, Brno, Ostrava & on Next Wave festival, Prague

• The Delicate Dangers of Counting Sheep by Ioana M. Popovici, Berlin, dramaturgical assistant, performer

• research workshop with Yaniv Cohen for project ‘You look like you’


• Forced Beauty multimedia dance pilot project in cooperation with Ann Sofie God. (NOR), Lærke Grøntved (DK), Jan Hajdelak Husták (CZ/NOR), Heidi Dalene (NOR), Jonas Qvale (NOR) residency in SIN Cultural Centre/Budapest, DansiT/Trondheim and Dansearena Nord/Hammerfest

• Prague Quadrennial 2015, Makers, Trumpets in the Sky: The Naughty Twin

• Prague Quadrennial 2015, Disk Performances, Zlomvaz festival: Reactions

• Biennale Teatro Venezia, workshop with Romeo Castellucci

• My own private picture, multimedia performance about media and our desires, Scenekunst Østfold, Fredrikstad and Alfred ve Dvoře theatre, Prague, CZ

• Trumpets in the Sky at Small Inventory/Mala Inventura festival in Archa theatre in Prague, New Web/Nová Síť network production, Czech Republic and the Days of the Young Theatre (Jauno Teatro Dienos) in Klaipeda, Lithuania


• DanceWEB scholarship program holder, festival Impulstanz, Vienna

• My own private picture, residency in Scenekunst Østfold, work in progress show

• Trumpets in the Sky at DUNKEL festival in Hamar teater (NOR), in DIOD theater in Jihlava(CZ), at CPH Stage and DFFF in Dansehallerne in Copenhagen (DK)

• Reactions, dance performance, concept: Lærke Grøntved, in HAUT at CPH STAGE

• The Human Myth festival, Warehouse 9, Copenhagen, concept: Paolo Zuccotti


Én be, ő ki./ I go in, he goes out., site scpecific light, sound and movement performance/video, part of residency in Nečtiny’s chapel, project Pilsen 2015, CZ

• Maybe Group Portrait, direction: Michael Laub(BE), Black Box Theatre, Oslo.

• Trumpets in the Sky, atmospheric black box specific performance, cooperation

with Juli Apponen(FIN/SWE), Ann Sofie Godø(NOR), Björn Hansson(SWE), Norway



• Life is Hard (But It Will Be Better Next Week), musical performance, direction: Robert M. Johanson (Nature Theatre Oklahoma, USA), NTA, Norway

• Enjoy the Silence, Dancing Queen; dance performance, choreography:

Dan Safer(USA), NTA, Norway



• “R3: an anatomical study on HATRED” based on Shakespeares “Richard III”, Director: Gisela Cardenas, NTA, Norway

• Ba Zen/Pool, solo physical performance, part of Nová Síť (network), CZ, Poland

Cosmic Harmony Club by I.M.Popovici on Prague Quadrennial Intersection, CZ

project Lacrimae – research laboratory on erotics, cooperation of french circus

Cahin Caha, swedish Circus Cirkor and czech La Putyka (Rosťa Novák), France



TOMVASONG, video in collaboration with physical poet Petr Váša and multimedia artist Jan Hajdelak Husták, CZ

• ITS festival, Amsterdam nomination for audience and jury award for performance The Amnesic Days of the Polar Nights, Netherlands



• FIST festival in Belgrade, first price for “The Amnesic Days of The Polar Nights” by Ioanna Mona Popovici, Serbia

• first price for KOHEN group – for KOHEN MARKET at festival of Little scenic theatre forms in Valašském Meziříčí, CZ



• Performance art – Shoe impression of art on festival ZLOMVAZ in Prague

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