Playwright and dramaturg Tanja Šljivar discusses her new play about teenage pregnancy, her upbringing in Banja Luka and writing her debut novel about her time at the National Theatre Belgrade
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.
Writer, director and filmmaker Hakan Savas Mican on making work about the migrant experience and why it’s important to talk about questions of class.
Ivana Vuković, the playwright, screenwriter and dramaturg from Split, discusses Croatia’s housing crisis and the need for artistic solidarity.
Playwright Doruntina Basha on her new play Stiffler, the prevalence of femicide in the Balkans and wider society, and the role that art can play in the feminist cause.
Director Klaudia Piroli and performers Vlera Pylla and Enisa Hysa discuss their new show Pa Ze, feminism and what it is to be voiceless.
Slovenian actor Uroš Fürst on performing Duncan Macmillan’s Every Brilliant Thing, audience interaction and changing attitudes to mental health.
Macedonian poet and playwright Sasho Blazeski talks to Ivanka Apostolova Baskar about his play Rockers and how a way of life can be an act of rebellion
Croatian theatremaker Pavlica Bajsić Brazzoduro on the development of her particular model of radiophonic theatre and the power of sound
Žiga Divjak, one of Slovenia’s most in-demand young directors, on why we need to change our thinking about climate change.