Theatre maker Lea Kukovičič talks to Borisav Matić about why she staged a symposium on the oppression of men by the patriarchy and why we should stop performing Hamlet
Director Oliver Frljić on the LOST – YOU GO SLAVIA season at the Maxim Gorki Theatre, the history and legacy of Yugoslavia, his new production of Frankenstein and the role of theatre in times of political crises.
Polish director Michał Borczuch talks to Karolina Bugajak about his production of The Argonauts based on the book by Maggie Nelson, putting queer stories on stage and the differences between the Polish and Slovenian theatre scenes.
Rising star of the Slovenian scene, Nina Ramšak Marković talks to Živa Kadunc about straddling the institutional and independent sectors, her interest in comedy and the changing role of the director.
Mladinsko Theatre’s Goran Injac on making socio-politically engaged theatre and how he views the role of the artistic director.
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.
Director Selma Spahić talks to Darija Davidović about the legacy of the wars of the 1990s, post-Yugoslav artistic collaboration, the role documentary theatre has played in her work and the importance of communities.
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.
Robert Lenard, artistic director of Novi Sad Theatre, talks to Borisav Matić about the importance of interculturality, the current state of the independent scene in Hungary and his cabaret based on Foucault.
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.