Matjaž Zupančič

29.09.2006 |
Matjaž Zupančič, theatre director and playwright. Studied direction and dramaturgy in Ljubljana and London. In the 1980s he was director of the Experimental Theatre Glej. He has directed about fifty theatre productions; he is author of ten drama texts and two novels. As director and playwright he participated in the main European theatre festivals (Bonn Biennial, Avignon, etc.) He was conferred four Grum Awards and is currently the most staged Slovene playwright abroad.

Bibliography/a short selection of directions:

- Stanko Majcen: Apocalypse (Glej Ljubljana, 1986/87)
- Dominik Smole: Antigone (Prešeren Theatre Kranj, 1987/88)
- Heiner Muller: Hamletmachine (Glej Ljubljana, 1988/89)
- David Mamet: Oleanna (SNG Drama Ljubljana, 1995/96)
- Peter Weiss: Marat-Sade (SNT Celje, 1998/99)
- Matjaž Zupančič: Vladimir (SNG Drama Ljubljana, 1998/99)
- Matjaž Zupančič: The Naked Pianist (Ljubljana City Theatre 2001/01)
- Brecht-Veil: The Threepenny Opera (SNG Drama Ljubljana, 2001/02)
- Matjaž Zupančič: The Hallway (SNG Drama Ljubljana, 2004/05)
- William Shakespeare: Hamlet (Ljubljana City Theatre, 2005/2006)

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