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Our Board

IMG_1820Bohdana Malik (Director): Bohdana is one of the co-founders of Class Acts. She returned to Class Acts after 4 years to bring her new ideas to this great organization. After many years spent in cultural organizations such as Divadlo pod Palmovkou and the State Opera House, Bohdana will once again be devoting her time and energy to Class Acts. Her background is in economy of the nonprofit organizations, production management and is keen on expending kid’s language education. Bohdana created number of classes for Class Acts, such as Bollywood Dance, Weekend with Cookie, first summer camp exploring Prague City, Bookmaking. She is married to an Indian man and is proud mother of one bilingual daughter.

leah's pictureLeah Gaffen  (founding member): Leah has conceived, developed, and taught many Class Acts programs – “Kids in Motion” music and drama classes, Storytelling with Mr. Snooze, Forest Days and the Storybridge book drive and storytelling teacher training program. Most recently she founded Story Theatre, a children’s theatre company involving kids aged 7-12. Leah has a background in children’s theatre and puppetry, and joins Mr. Snooze on visits to preschools around Prague. She and her husband also run Puppets in Prague – puppet making workshops for professionals- and organize annual puppet festivals. She has two children, Johanka and Matej (2004 & 2007).

picture of eleanorEleanor Hammond has volunteered for Class Acts since 2010. During this time, she has been involved in fundraising, organisation development and communications. She is most proud of having coordinated the book drive which contributed over 1500 English children’s books for the City Library on Korunni. She is the proud mother of 2 almost trilingual daughters (2005 & 2009)!

josie's pictureJosie Muller teaches and organises the Kids in Motion classes and our monthly Puppet Tales (storytelling).  She enjoys the challenge of finding fun and imaginative ways to work, share and create with kids. Originally from London, Josie has worked in both pre-school and basic school education teaching English, and at Charles University teaching photography. She has two bilingual children (2006 & 2010).

picture of lucieLucie Tatransky oversees the finances of Class Acts, maintains the web site and constantly strives to keep us up-to-date on technology. She also teaches the Kids In Motion Music class. Lucie is Czech and lived in America for many years. She has a background in management. Lucie has three bilingual children (2008, 2010 & 2013).

picture of terezaTereza Dubsky, originally a Class Acts fan, joined the team in 2013. Tereza is our program coordinator and is responsible for running all the courses and making sure the wheels are properly turning. In her free time she helps with some classes such as KINDY, Drama class or Art for Tots. Tereza herself has three bilingual kids and loves coming up with new ideas for courses and events.

zuzana's pictureZuzana Klain is the bilingual parent of a bilingual child. She was drawn into the vibrant world of Class Acts in the wake of her son (2005), and hasn’t looked back since. Zuzana is responsible for recruitment at Class Acts, and is always happy to hear from potential teachers and volunteers. Zuzana has been living in Prague since 1991. She’s worked for a consultancy, a bank, and a broadcaster. At the moment, she’s exploring her next career opportunity and drawing on her professional experience to help Class Acts with its long-term financial planning. Her special interest is bilingual education.

Upcoming Events

121 entries received in LET’S WRITE! 2017

  CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL PARTICIPANTS!!! WE HAVE RECEIVED 121 ENTRIES THIS YEAR!! WE WILL INFORM YOU ABOUT THE RESULTS AS SOON AS OUR JUDGES WILL GO THROUG ALL THE STORIES. STAY TUNED!!! BOOKLET FROM 2016: spookystory_booklet_2016 Creative Writing Competition is back in 2017! To inspire children, to get their creativity juices flowing and to write more in… Read more

Let’s Write! 2016 Booklet

We have compiled all the amazing stories from Let’s Write! 2016. You can download your copy spookystory_booklet_2016 Happy reading!!

Lights! Camera! Action 2017 – movie making contest

Would you like to become a director, an animator, a camera man for while? Try to make a movie! Film world is fun and creative and that is exactly what Class Acts wants for children – to be creative and have fun! Class Acts is introduces first make a movie contest. More information here.  … Read more

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