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Professor Pavel Drabek


Pavel Drabek

Professor of Drama and Theatre Practice

Biography The University appointed Pavel as Professor of Drama and Theatre Practice in 2013. His research and teaching interests range from Shakespeare and early modern drama and theatre in Europe to drama translation, adaptation and dramaturgy. He is also interested in music theatre, scenography and theatre theory.

Professor Drábek has published on translations of Shakespeare, 17th-century English comedy in Germany, John Fletcher, early modern marionette theatre in central Europe, and theatre structuralism and semiotics.

As a theatre practitioner, has written and translated opera librettos (mostly collaborating with composer Ondřej Kyas) and plays.


School of The Arts (Drama)
University of Hull
Cottingham Road
HU6 7RX Hull
United Kingdom