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Diana Meheik is a Croatian playwright and dramaturg. Born in 1987. in Croatia and raised in Lebanon, her work centers around the themes of strangeness and difference focusing on marginalized characters (immigrants, exiles, elienated individuals). She graduated at the Academy of Dramatic arts in Zagreb. Her most famous plays include The Rose of Jericho and Mania. Both plays have been produced on the Croatian National Radio Program for experimental dramaturgy. The Rose of Jericho won the “Special Prize of the President of Italian Republic” at the famous festival Prix Italia in 2010., and later had a staged reading in coproduction with the Croatian center of ITI and Theater Exit at the 5th Croatian Showcase. As a dramaturg, she has worked on interdisciplinary and theater productions at the Croatian festival Eurokaz, Theater ITD, and the Croatian National Theater. Among the latest notable productions, she worked at the National theater of Bitola in Macedonia with the theater director Branko Brezovec, on The Chronicles of Travnik, for which she did the adaptation of the novel Bosnian Chronicle by the Nobel prize winner Ivo Andrić.

She also works as a collaborator and program coordinator at the film festival-symposium Film Mutations in Zagreb.



 



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