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.
Theatre students have recently taken to the streets in Greece to protest the devaluing of their education. Nick Awde spoke to some of the student organisers about what prompted them to protest.
For 20 years, Hungary’s Maladype Theatre has sought to maintain independence within an increasingly authoritarian political landscape. Nick Awde talks to them about creative integrity, international touring and turning adversity to advantage.
Romanian playwright Matei Vișniec on his International Days Festival and the need for artists to take a stand against barbarism.