Martha Issová / Born 22. 3. 1981

After graduating from Prague Conservatory in 2000, Martha Issová performed in various theatres as Na Fidlovačce, V Řeznické, Bez zábradlí and Černá labuť. In 2005 she appeared as a guest artist in the role of Pamina in Dejvické divadlo's production of The Magic Flute, a year later she became a permanent member of the dramatic ensemble.
Her first significant role in Dejvické divadlo was Ottilie in Elective Affinities (directed by J. A. Pitínský).
Apart from Dejvické divadlo she is an actress in V Řeznické and Kalich theatres.
Martha Issová is also a well-known film and television actress. She faced the camera for the first time in 1997 already in the fairy tale Františka aneb O zelených svících a Černé Matce Boží (‘Františka, or Green Candles and The Black Madonna’). Since then, she has played a variety of roles, as in the series Hop nebo trop and Dobrá čtvrť (‘Good District’), in the films Kukačky (‘Cuckoos’), Tajnosti (‘Secrets’), Líbáš jako bůh (‘You Kiss Like a God’). Her most memorable role to date is Ofka in Night Owls (2008), for which she was awarded Crystal Globe at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and was nominated for Český lev Award.

Previous Stage Roles:
Mimi – The Robber, Divadlo Na Fidlovačce, 2002
Trudi – Horoskop pro Rudolfa II. (‘Horoscope for Rudolf II’), Divadlo Na Fidlovačce, 2003
Fairy May – The Curious Savage, Divadlo Na Fidlovačce, 2003
Belzer – When She Danced, Divadlo Bez zábradlí, 2005
Aranka – Help, Divadlo v Řeznické, 2005
Mary – Pink Champagne, Černá labuť, 2006

Roles in Dejvické divadlo:
Pamina – The Magic Flute, 2005
Ann – KFT/Reality Sandwiches®, 2005
Katerina – The Brothers Karamazov, since 2006
Ottilie – Elective Affinities, 2006
Brenda – Black Hole, 2007
Olga Sergievna Ilyinitch – Oblomov, since 2008
Aglaya – The Idiot, since 2008
Michelle - Debris, 2009
Daughter, Irma - The Man Without a Past, 2010
Woman A - Bluebeard/draebeulB, 2010
Ooojika - Wanted Welzl, 2011

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