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Hana Novotná (Havelková) MgA. Mgr.

Dance and music educator, teacher educator, dancer & choreographer


Since July 2021 Board member of the International Orff-Schulwerk Forum Salzburg



Doctoral study program (Music Theory and Pedagogy), Masaryk University, Brno, CZ

Master degree in Dance education (2016) at Janáček’s Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Brno, CZ

Master and BA degree in Music and Czech language education (2015) at Masaryk University, Brno, CZ


Graduate from Special Course “Advanced Studies in Music and Dance Education - Orff-Schulwerk”2016/2017, Carl Orff Institut, University Mozarteum Salzburg, Austria

Graduate from San Francisco School Orff-Schulwerk Internship Program 2017, San Francisco, USA under the guidence of D. Goodkin, S. Ibor-Lopez, J. Harding.


Professional experience:

Since November 2020 1st vice president of the Czech Orff Society, CZ

Since November 2016 lecturer of the Czech Orff Society, CZ


Since 2018 lecturer at Janáček’s Academy of Music and Performing arts, Brno, CZ

Teaching courses in Jazz Dance, Modern D. incl. creative d., Fitness and Contemporary D.

Since September 2015 external lecturer at the Department of Music Education, Masaryk University, Brno, CZ

Teaching courses in Elemental Music and Movement Education

Since 2019 lecturer of the Society for Music Education Czech Republic


2018 – 2020 Music teacher, International School of Brno, CZ

2016 – 2018 Dance teacher, Primary Art Schools in Kroměříž, and in Humpolec

2010 – 2016 dancer, teacher at the Dance Theatre MAXIMVS, and Theatre Studio Aldente, Brno CZ

2015 – 2016 teacher in the international project Musik Kreativ+

Since 2010 external dancer and performer in National Theatre in Brno; Brno City Theatre, CZ 


Beyond the teaching activity (various dance styles: jazz, modern, contemporary, country, folk, historical, and line dance; elemental music and dance, active music making, supervision of Bachelor theses) she has been involved in local artistic community as a dancer and choreographer (Ritmo Factory).


Research interests in doctoral study: elemental music and dance education, integrative artistic education.


International workshops mainly on: elemental music and dance education; active music making, various dance styles.

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