Following the recent showcase at the New Theatre, Tbilisi, Nick Awde explores how the theatre has transformed itself into one of Georgia’s most cutting-edge cultural spaces.
Mladinsko Theatre’s Goran Injac on making socio-politically engaged theatre and how he views the role of the artistic director.
The Best European Show is a satire of the politics of European theatre inspired by the Eurovision Song Contest. Nick Awde talks to director Haris Pašović about his new international coproduction performed by actors from eight nations.
Nick Awde speaks to playwright Jeton Neziraj, director Blerta Neziraj and actor Orest Pastukh about their timely new international coproduction exploring peace negotiation processes.
Theatre director and former curator of BITEF Anja Suša talks to Nick Awde about #Jeanne, her radical reboot of the story of Joan of Arc, and the reality of working as a theatre artist in Sweden.
In 1999, 15 members of the Bogujevci family were massacred in their garden in Kosovo. Nick Awde discusses artistic responsibility and bearing witness with the creative team behind a new cross-cultural production exploring their story.
Director Zoran Rakočević on the work of his company Korifej, putting on a theatre festival in a small Montenegrin mountain town and helping to bring Zlatko Paković’s banned play to the stage.
Nihad Kreševljaković, artistic director of Mess Festival, discusses the Sarajevo War Theatre, the power of memory, and the role of the artist in times of conflict.
Director and producer Kushtrim Koliqi talks to Nick Awde about fusing culture and activism via his work with Integra and the role theatre can play addressing social issues in the region.
Theatre director and activist Andrej Nosov is the co-founder of cultural organisation Heartefact Fund. He talks to Nick Awde about cultural co-operation, political loneliness and the continuity of memory.