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Maribor Theatre Festival — Archive 2010 - 2016

Mark Brown

... is a theatre critic for the Scottish national newspaper the Sunday Herald and a theatre and performing arts critic for the UK newspaper the Daily Telegraph. He teaches in theatre studies and theatre criticism at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He is a member of the executive committee of the International Association of Theatre Critics, for which he is also adjunct director of young critics’ seminars. He is a member of the editorial board of the IATC’s webjournal, Critical Stages, and English-language supervisor for the webjournal Prospero European Review. He is editor of the book Howard Barker Interviews 1980-2010: Conversations in Catastrophe (published by Intellect Books) and of the forthcoming Oily Cart: all sorts of theatre for all sorts of kids (to be published in 2012 by Trentham Books). In 1999 he received the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society’s ‘Allen Wright Award’ for "outstanding arts journalism” by a young writer.

Zala Dobovšek

... is a dramaturg, theatre critic, and publicist. She graduated in 2009 from the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television at the University of Ljubljana. She has worked as a dramaturg on productions of Mini Teater, ŠKUC Theatre, Ljubljana City Theatre, Ljubljana Puppet Theatre, etc. Since 2005 she has been a member of the editorial board for Culture and Humanities of Radio Študent in Ljubljana. Since 2009 she has been a theatre critic and publicist writing in the Arts & Culture section of the Slovenian daily Delo. She is a member of the Association of Theatre Critics and Researchers of Slovenia. She also sits on the editorial board of Maska journal and is a selector of 15th Biennial International Festival of Children and Youth Theatre ‘Golden Wand’. For her graduate work she received the Prešeren Award UL AGRFT. She received the same award in 2006 as a member of the team of authors of the collection Dramatic and Theatrical Nineties?.

Jaša Drnovšek

... is a journalist, translator, theatre critic, and theoretician. He has been following cultural and theatrical events at home and abroad for the last 15 years. He has recently received his PhD from the Friedrich Schlegel School for Literary Research (Friedrich Schlegel Graduiertenschule für literaturwissenschaftliche Studien), which is part of the Freie Universität in Berlin. He is also member of the Berlin International Interdisciplinary Collegium InterArt, where he works within the Theatrology Institute at the same university.

Meta Hočevar

... is a set designer and director. She received her BA from the Ljubljana Faculty of Architecture. She is active as a director and set designer in practically all Slovenian theatres, as well as numerous theatres abroad. As a director, she mostly focuses on works of contemporary Slovenian authors. Her productions often tour abroad to numerous international theatre festivals. She lectures and conducts workshops at various theatre academies and schools, and publishes essays and articles in different magazines on theatre and architecture. Her monograph Play Spaces was published in 1997 and translated into Serbian in 2003 and into English in 2006. She has received numerous awards,  including several Borštnik awards and the Prešeren Award in 1998.

Arthur Sonnen

... is a dramaturg and theatrologist. He has been professor of dramaturgy at the Theatre Academy in Maastricht since 1977. Among other positions he has held, he was head of the Theatre Department at the Holland Festival and director of the Dutch/Flemish National Theatre Festival. Since 2005 he has been senior project manager at SICA Dutch Centre for International Cultural Activities and Dutch secretary of EUNIC (European Union National Institutes of Culture). Since 2006 he has been a member of the jury of the Europe Theatre Prize and various other juries.


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