Marie Švestková studied acting at the Department of Alternative and Puppet Theatre of DAMU in the Czech Republic and since then has appeared in many theatrical shows within the Prague independent or alternative theatre scene (Studio Hrdinů, Lachende Bestien, Tygr v tísni, X10 Theatre and more). In parallel, since 2014 she has been employed in the Lampion children’s theatre in Kladno. She also devotes herself to storytelling (i.e. conceptual monological performances based on narrating stories). She has appeared in short student or independent film projects; Karel, Me and You is her feature-length debut.