Markéta Fantová Designer Bio

Markéta Fantová is a scenic, lighting and costume designer for theatre, dance, and performance art. She has worked in theatres, galleries and visually inspiring sites in both the United States and Europe. Her costume and set designs were included in the USA PQ National Exhibit (2007) and World Stage Design Exhibit in Seoul, South Korea (2009).

In New York, she was set and lighting designer for the Off-Broadway world premier of Tiny Bubbles, with New Directions Theatre (2012). She has designed for UnderMain Theatre, Circle Theatre, Kitchen Dog Theatre and Water Tower Theatre, all in Dallas-Forth Worth. Ms. Fantova was a guest artist at The Ohio State University, University of Toledo and Texas State University. She has worked in collaboration with dynamic artists and choreographers on numerous performance projects and dance works including Angier Performance Works: Paper III, a site specific performance art piece performed in Prague, Czech Republic; costumes for the performance installation Liminal exhibited in The Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, NY; and site adaptive installation performance pieces Waiting III and IV in the Random Room Gallery, Alfred, NY and Gem Hotel Gallery in New York City. Her current projects include Letter to the World co-created with D. Chase Angier and Evelyne Leblanc-Roberge.

A native of Prague, Czech Republic, Ms. Fantova began her career there as a scenographer for Theatre 22. She holds an M.F.A. in theatre design from Wayne State University and currently serves on the Board of USITT as Vice-President for International Activities.