Sasha Milavic Davies is a director, dramaturg, choreographer and movement director who has worked extensively in the UK, at the Royal Court, National Theatre and in the West End, and at Belgrade’s Atelje 212. She talks to Natasha Tripney about the differences between Serbian and UK theatre and stressful opening nights.
The programme for the 2022 Desiré Central Station festival will feature work by András Urbán and Nina Rajić Kranjac.
Patrik Lazić’s nuanced and moving autobiographical play about a young gay man seeking his parents’ acceptance
Selma Spahić directs Tanja Šljivar’s complex play about teenage sexuality inspired by real-life events
Olga Dimitrijević and Maja Pelević’s witty and insightful show diagnoses inequalities and a culture of self-exploitation in the Serbian theatre scene
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
Nikita Milivojević directs a typically beautiful staging of Shakespeare’s play of power and ambition at Belgrade Drama Theatre
Slovenian director Žiga Divjak’s new performance explores the role that capitalism has played in creating the climate crises
Katie Mitchell directs Chris Bush’s multiversal play about the choices we make and the impact they have on the environment, presented as part of the 56th BITEF
Awards were presented to work by Nina Rajić Kranjac and Jan Martens at closing ceremony of the 56th BITEF