Bio - Milan Zvada (SK)
teacher, dramaturg, theatre critic and cultural manager. He studied English and Philosophy at Matej Bel University (2001-2006) in Slovakia. He also graduated from Erasmus Mundus MA in International Performance Research at Tampere University and the University of Amsterdam (2008-2010). His interests range from reading music lyrics and poetry to cultural policy, theory of theatre and translating. In cooperation with community-based Theatre from the Passage, he co-organized International theatre festival with social outreach AKCENT 2010, and Arteterapia: freeDOM 2012 as dramaturg. He works as a dramaturg and project manager at Záhrada/Garden – Independent Culture Centre in Banská Bystrica Zahrada. He has collaborated on domestic and international artistic projects and performances. Publishes reviews, articles and reportages in theatre journals and on the Internet. In 2012, his MA thesis Performance, Reality, and the Beyond was published by Lambert Academic Publishing.