What is Scenofest?

May 25, 2021

Scenofest is a worldwide celebration of scenography which takes place every four years in conjunction with the Prague Quadrennial (PQ) – the most important exhibition of scenography and theatre architecture in the world. Scenofest has been part of the Prague Quadrennial (PQ) since 2003. Its program includes a wide range of seminars, workshops, thematic exhibitions, performances and presentations of leading theatre practitioners in all areas of scenography and theatre technology.

In 2007, Scenofest attracted more than 7,000 students and theatre professionals registering online for the workshops and more than 160 individuals/groups applied for participating in the exhibition. A total of 80 workshops were organized, and more than 1,600 participants attended the event in 2007.

In 2011, Scenofest was held at Prague Academy of the Performing Arts as well as specific sites in the centre of Prague. It included workshops for over 1,500 students in scenography, lighting, digital media, projections, sound design, costumes, puppetry, technical theatre, and many other discipline.

Scenofest 2011 Website