Zuzana Ježková, costume designer, graduated from the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague in theatre and film design, and further specialised at Nottingham Trent University.
She made her début as costume designer at the Göteborg Opera with Eugene Onegin in 2008. At the Göteborg Opera, she has collaborated with David Radok on The Makropulos Case, and The Bluebeard’s Castle and Erwartung. The cooperation extended to Arsilda, presented at the Royal Opera of Versailles, and drama productions Leaving by Václav Havel at the Archa Theatre in Prague, Shakespeare’s As you like it at the Revolving Auditorium in Český Krumlov, and Troilus and Cressida at Prague National Theatre. Her early major scenography works include Britten’s The Turn of the Screw and The Polish Jew by K. Weis at the State Opera Prague. In addition to opera and theatre, Zuzana Ježková has also worked as costume designer for television and film, including three musical films based on Martinů’s compositions The Voice of the Forest, The Amazing Flight and The Tears of the Knife.