Štěpán was born on the 2nd of September in Malta in 1987. After finishing his post-secondary studies on the island of Gozo, Malta, he moved to Prague in 2005 to pursue a career in dance. In 2010 he graduated from the State Dance Conservatory of the Prague Capital. Since finishing his dance studies he has worked with the youth dance company Bohemia Ballet for two seasons, where he also started experimenting in choreography. From 2011 to 2015 he has been a member of the dance ensemble of Laterna magika at the New Stage of the National Theatre in Prague. From 2011 to 2012 he was also a member of the Prague Chamber Ballet. Throughout 2013 he collaborated with Lenka Vagnerova & Company. From 2010 - 2015 he has also cooperated on numerous projects with 420PEOPLE Contemporary Dance Company. In 2015 Štepán joined The Czech National Ballet in Prague. Throughout his career, he has had the opportunity to perform in works of choreographers such as Jiří Kylián, Ohad Naharin, Alexander Ekman, Michael Corder, Václav Kuneš, Bubeníček brothers, Emanuel Gat, Petr Zuska, Jan Kodet, Frederick Ashton, Jiří Pokorný or Pavel Šmok to name a few, in both soloist as well as collective roles of various styles.
Apart from his work as interpreter, Štěpán continues to develop his interest in choreography. He has staged several of his works in prestigious venues around the Czech Republic as well as abroad. As of 2015 he has become the co-director of the 2nd generation of DEKKADANCERS together with Ondřej Vinklát and Marek Svobodník.
Choreography portfolio and cooperations:
Waste - ch. by Štěpán Pechar, Bayerische Staatsballett, Prinzregententheatre, Munich 2018
Metamorphosis - ch. by Štěpán Pechar and Ondřej Vinklát, Pilsen Ballet of DJKT 2018
The Tsar Wants To Sleep - ch. by Štěpán Pechar and Ondřej Vinklát, Bayerische Staatsballett II, Staatsoper Munich 2017
The Last Supper - ch. by Štěpán Pechar, Ondřej Vinklát and Marek Svobodník, DEKKADANCERS 2017 (winning award for best choreography of the year 2017, Operaplus)
Cube - ch. by Štěpán Pechar and David Stránský, Laterna Magika at the New Stage of the National Theatre 2016
Crimson Rain - ch. by Štěpán Pechar, DEKKADANCERS 2015
Gone Too Soon - ch. by Štěpán Pechar, DEKKADNCERS 2015
Delicate Arrival - ch. by Štěpán Pechar and Ondřej Vinklát, DEKKADANCERS 2015
Pictures - ch. Marek Svobodník, Ondřej Vinklát and Štěpán Pechar, Theatre Kolowrat 2015
131ND 56LM 31NS - ch. by Ondřej Vinklát, Štěpán Pechar and Marek Svobodník, director - Pavel Knolle, created to the occasion of the Opening Of The Theatre Season 2013/14
Seed - ch. by Štěpán Pechar and Ondřej Vinklát, Bohemia Ballet 2013
Right On Time - ch. by Štěpán Pechar and Ondřej Vinklát, DEKKADANCERS 2013
The Red Button - ch. by Štěpán Pechar and Ondřej Vinklát, Bohemia Ballet 2011