Switch to mobile view
novak-eszter

(Budapest, 1964 – parents: Jolán Foltin and Ferenc Novák, choreographers; brother: Péter Novák), stage manager, graduated in 1989 from the Hungarian-Aesthetics department at ELTE University, and then in 1994 from the stage management department at the University of Theatre and Film Arts.

From 1994-1998 she was a member of the Új Színház Társulat, and from 1995-1997 was Gábor Székely’s graduate teaching assistant at the University of Theatre and Film Arts. From 1999-2000 she was stage manager at the Bárka Theatre. From 2003 she has held a music/acting class with Tamás Ascher at the University of Theatre and Film Arts.  She has been stage manager since 2003 at the Jászai Mari Theatre in Tatabánya, and leader of the Honvéd Együttes chamber theatre.

During her career to date she has worked as a guest artist in the Katona József Theatre in Kecskemét, the State Theatre in Tirgu Mures, the National Theatre in Miskolc, the Honvéd Dance Theatre, the Örkény Theatre, the Vidám Stage, the Csokonai Theatre in Debrecen and in the Magyar Theatre.

She is a lecturer at the University of Theatre and Film Arts.

Awards:

2001: Soros Studio Theatre Festival, main award – Péter Kárpáti: Tótferi

2003: Pécs National Theatrical Festival: Audience Award – Best company award, best male performance (Attila Egyed), Best actress under 30 (Zita Széles) – Shakespeare: Twelfth Night

2006: Jászai Mari Award