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Programme of the 51st edition of Festival

Monday, 20 June 2016


COMPETITION PROGRAMME – Productions listed by date of première

The Competition Programme was selected by Petra Vidali. Festival regulations allow for a minimum of nine and a maximum of twelve productions in the Competition Programme.

  • Knut Hamsun: Hunger, dir. Janez Pipan, Mini teater Ljubljana and Ptuj City Theatre,
  • Ensemble project The Learned Ladies after the motifs of the Learned Ladies by Molière, dir. Jernej Lorenci, Celje People’s Theatre and Ptuj City Theatre,  
  • Thomas Bernhard: Eve of Retirement, dir. Mateja Koležnik, Prešeren Theatre Kranj,
  • Henrik Ibsen: Peer Gynt, dir. Eduard Miler, Ljubljana City Theatre and Slovene Permanent Theatre in Trieste,
  • Elfriede Jelinek: Princess Dramas, dir. Michał Borczuch, Mladinsko Theatre,
  • Živadinov::Zupančič::Turšič: Projektator, dir. Dragan Živadinov, Delak Institute,
  • Based on Ubu the King by Alfred Jarry: Ubut the King, dir. Jernej Lorenci, SNT Drama Ljubljana,
  • Slavko Grum: An Event in the Town of Goga, dir. Igor Pison, Slovene Permanent Theatre in Trieste and Glasbena matica,
  • The Republic of Slovenia, Mladinsko Theatre and Maska Institute,
  • Gerhart Hauptmann: Rose Bernd, dir. Mateja Koležnik, Celje People’s Theatre,
  • Jean Giraudoux: Ondine, dir. Janusz Kica, SNT Nova Gorica.


ACCOMPANYING PROGRAMME – Productions listed by date of première

The Accompanying Programme was selected by Amelia Petra Vidali and artistic director Alja Predan.

  • Anton Pavlovich Chekhov: Three Sisters, dir. Maruša Kink, Margareta Schwarzwald Institute and UL AGRFT,
  • Matija Ferlin: Staging a Play: The Glass Menagerie, Emanat Institute and Matija Ferlin,
  • Kitch: The Oath, Kitch and Bunker Institute,
  • Bara Kolenc and Atej Tutta: Metamorphoses 3º: Retorika, Kud Samosvoj, Kino Šiška, Kud Pozitiv, Plesna Izba Maribor, M.I.K.K. Murska Sobota, Zavod DrMr,
  • Henrik Ibsen, Edward Clug: Peer Gynt, choreographer Edward Clug, conductor Simon Robinson, Opera & Ballet SNT Maribor (opening performance)
  • Shakesonets (scenarist and dramaturg Primož Vitez, composer Mitja Vrhovnik Smrekar), Cankarjev dom Ljubljana



A selection of Slovenian productions presented to the international professional public and foreign critics.  This year it is composed of all of the productions in the Competition and Accompanying programmes.

International Programme BRIDGES

The International Programme Bridges will present productions from Sweden, Poland, Croatia, and Germany thus enabling a dialogue with the Slovenian theatre reality and inventiveness. The programme was selected by the artistic director Alja Predan.

  • Edward Albee: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, dir. Martin Kušej, Residenztheater München, Germany,
  • Franz Xaver Kroetz: Request Concert, dir. Yana Ross, Teatr Łaźnia Nowa Krakov, TR Warszawa, Warsaw, Poland,
  • Gunilla Heilborn: This is Not a Love Story, Stockholm, Sweden,
  • Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights, moment:teater, Stockholm, Sweden,
  • Yasmina Reza: Bella Figura, dir. Boris Liješević, HNK Zagreb, Croatia.


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