Attila Antal

freelance theatre and film director, composer and author, theater theorist

He is working on plays of different genres: puppet, drama and post-dramatic theatre, theatre for children and young audiences, experimental theatre and contemporary dance. From 2008 to 2015 he was a regular collaborator with the Kosztolányi Dezső Theatre in Subotica, as a director, composer, dramaturgist and performer. He has worked on performances and film in Hungary, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Romania and Sweden. He received several awards as a director and composer at various national and international festivals. Studied multimedia (theatre, film, TV and radio) directing at the Academy of Arts, University of Novi Sad, and earned his degree in 2008 (MA Multimedia Directing), with the short puppet film „Play!” He studied theatre theories at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, earning his degree with the theatrical essay „Political in Post-Dramatic Theatre: Recent Works of András Urbán” in 2010 (MA Theoretician of Theatre and the Media; the essay was published as a book in 2011 by Fokus, Subotica). In 2015 he enrolled for the DLA doctoral studies at the University of Theatre and Film in Budapest, where he is working on his thesis „Political in Post-Dramatic Theatre: Theatres from Hungary and the Former Yugoslavian region – a comparative study”.


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