Andrej Čanj dissects two recent productions by veteran director Paolo Magelli
Katalin Ladik suffers a nervous breakdown, quits her job as a bank employee and becomes a conceptual artist.
Zlatko Paković stages a new work exploring the art and legacy of Katalin Ladik at the “Kosztolányi Dezső” Theatre in Subotica
Veljko Mićunović directs a nuanced stage version of Slobodan Selenić’s 1985 novel at the National Theatre Belgrade
There were two dance pieces on the main programme of the 57th BITEF, one from Serbia, one a co-production from Belgium and Burkina Faso.
This year’s Belgrade International Theatre Festival (BITEF) marked Nikita Milivojević’s first as artistic director. At the end of eight days of performance, Borisav Matić, Andrej Čanji and Natasha Tripney gathered to discuss their impressions of the festival, the highlights and the let-downs.
Mario Banushi’s impressionistic, wordless performance about mourning rituals and the grieving process shows great promise.
The Belgrade Pride Theatre Festival takes place every year during Pride Week. Andrej Čanji reports on this year’s programme and two very different explorations of queer lives in the region.
This year’s Croatian Theatre Showcase took place between 18th-21st May. Andrej Čanji reports on a diverse and varied programme that explored and exposed the hidden, the invisible and the absent.
Two recent shows on the Serbian independent scene have explored trans issues in strikingly different ways. Andrej Čanji discusses Before We Begin and Major and Helena.
The 68th Sterijino Pozorje took place earlier this summer in Novi Sad. Critics Borisav Matić and Andrej Čanji discuss this year’s selection.