Despite Serbia’s own environmental issues, work that explores ecological themes and the climate crisis is still relatively rare on Serbian stages. Borisav Matić looks at the work of the theatremakers trying to change that.
Playwright Ella Dorman-Gajic and British-Serbian actor Tanya Cubric discuss prejudice, language, cultural identity and inspirational Balkan women.
Novi Sad is European Capital of Culture in 2022; we present a detailed guide to the theatre and performance programme for the coming year.
Kosovo’s National Theatre has a new director in Kushtrim Sheremeti, but the path to his appointment has not been an easy one and may not be over yet.
What is feminist dramaturgy? Ana Fazekaš explores the different forms feminist dramaturgical practice is taking across the Western Balkan region.
Edona Kryeziu looks at two recent festivals – Radar Ost and Post-West – and what they reveal about German theatre’s relationship with the ‘east’
British Bosnian playwrights Igor Memic and Miran Hadžić discuss Memic’s play Old Bridge, writing, identity, telling Bosnian stories in the UK and artistic responsibility.
As theatres in Serbia stage a tribute to Igor Vuk Torbica, Andrej Čanji looks back at the life, work and art of the talented young director
The ongoing saga surrounding Novak Djoković’s attempts to enter Australia has dominated headlines across the world. Duška Radosavljević Krojer explores the way the Serbian tennis star – and Serbian stories more generally – are represented in the media
In 2018, Andjelka Nikolić directed the premiere of Negri by Joakim Vujić. Duška Radosavljević Krojer explores why it took so long to bring the play to the stage and the challenges of staging a play about race in a modern Balkan context.