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Black Light Theatre (in Czech černé divadlo) or simply 'Black Theatre’ is a theatrical performance style that is characterized by the use of black box theatre augmented by black light illusion.

This form of theatre originates from Asia and can be found in many places around the world. It has become a specialty of Prague, where many theatres have adopted this style - from 1970 it is "home of black light theatre" thanks to many important artists starting from Mr. Jiří Srnec. The distinctive characteristics of black theatre' are the use of black curtains, a darkened stage, and 'black lighting' (UV light), paired with fluorescent costumes in order to create intricate visual illusions.

On this website you will get all the necessary information about our Prague black light theatre group HILT and also the black light theatre in general. We will lead you through the magic that we bring to our audience in the Czech Republic and also abroad. We will show you how we have upgraded the black light theatre scene.