The Ufftenživot group (Sára Arnstein, Jiří Šimek, and production manager Marianna Slováková) has been active on the independent theatre scene since 2013. They create unique projects on the borders of theatre, performance, slam poetry, and puppetry. Their productions are regularly presented at important stages in Prague, the Czech Republic, and abroad, as well as at international festivals. The ensemble’s last project, KEEP CALM (2017), was nominated for Best Alternative Production of the Year in an i-divadlo poll. Sára Arnstein won Best Female Actress in the same poll.
Since 2013, the team has created five devised shows: Králíček (The Rabbit, 2013, DAMU), GoG (2014, Studio ALTA), Loneliness & stuff (2016, Studio ALTA), KEEP CALM (2017, Alfred ve dvoře) Neboj_aneb show tanečníka Jiříka (Don’t be afraid_Or the Dancer Georgies (Jiřík`s) show, 2018, Cross Attic). They also lead workshops (Švestkový dvůr Malovice, Dětské studio Altík, Improtřesk, Art-Gate.cz) and act as hosts for cultural events (Día de los muertos 2016, Alfred ve dvoře; Dance Day 2017, Studio ALTA; Czech Theatre DNA Awards 2018).