International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People Association

Mezinárodní asociace divadel Pro děti a mládež

Association Internationale du Theatre pour l´Enfance et la Jeunesse


2005 – Zoja Mikotová

The award will be presented to Zoja Mikotová in the theater Divadlo v Celetné, March 21, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. before the theater Divadlo Neslyšícím performance, „Abeceda aneb Co se zdálo Alence“ played within a theater festival celebrating the International Day of Theater for Children and Youth.


Prof. Mgr. Zoja Mikotová

Leader of the Studio of Drama for Deaf Individuals at JAMU (Janáček Conservatory of Music) in Brno.


She is continually dedicated to her original work, directing, and organizational work within theater for children and youth.

She is the founder and the spiritual leader of the Studio of Drama for Deaf Individuals at the Conservatory of Music (JAMU) in Brno, where she prepares her deaf students to be able to fully participate in life with their university diploma. Above all, she works with them (even after their graduation) on highly distinct theater creations in order to integrate hearing-impaired with healthy individuals – children especially.

She is an author or co-author of 20 plays and scripts (including 8 for hearing-impaired) that have been staged 30 times.

She directed more than 60 plays in many theaters around the Czech Republic.

Hearing-impared ensembles:

  • ·         Ateliér dramatické výchovy neslyšících JAMU Brno (Studio of Drama for Deaf Individuals at JAMU in Brno)
  • ·         Vlastní divadlo Neslyšících Brno
  • ·         Divadlo Neslyším Brno
  • ·         1. sekce Divadla v 7 a půl Brno

Other theaters:

  • Divadelní společnost Petra Bezruče Ostrava
  • Divadlo Archa Praha
  • Divadlo bratří Mrštíků Brno
  • Divadlo v Dlouhé Praha (Divadlo Jiřího Wolkra Praha)
  • Divadlo loutek Ostrava
  • Divadlo Polárka Brno
  • Divadlo v 7 a půl Brno
  • Klicperovo divadlo Hradec Králové
  • Loutkové divadlo Radost Brno
  • Městské divadlo Most
  • Městské divadlo Zlín
  • Národní divadlo Brno (Státní divadlo Brno – Zemské divadlo Brno)
  • Studio Marta JAMU Brno