Dino Mustafić

International Theater Festival MESS

Dino Mustafić was born on 6 July 1969 in Sarajevo. He is a graduate of the Department of Direction at Sarajevo’s Academy of Performing Arts, and holds a second degree from the Department of General Literature at the Faculty of Philosophy. He has directed numerous productions in theatres in the country and the region. His numerous directions include plays by Sartre (The Wall, Dirty Hands), Ionesco (Rhinoceros, Exit the King), Mrožek (Pieszo (On foot), Policja (The Police)), Molière (Tartuffe), C. Serrau (Family), Koltes (Roberto Zucco), Shakespeare (Macbeth), Wilder (The Skin off Our Teeth), Schwab (The Presidents), Bojchev (Colonel Bird, Hannibal Underground, Titanic Orchestra), Gardner (I am not Rappaport), Villqist (Helver’s Night), Loher (Adam Geist), Nick Wood (Warrior Square), Glowacki (The Fourth Sister), A. Dorfman/ T. Kushner (Widows), T. Berndhard (Before Retirement), Martin McDonagh (Cripple of Inishmaan), R. Lepage and M. Brassard (Poligraph), L. Hubner (Creeps), J.Fosse (Night Sings its Songs), the Presnjakov Brothers (Playing the Victim, Terrorism), E. Albee (Goat: Or, Who is Sylvia), R. Kalinoski (Beast on the Moon), P.Sal (Mortal Combine), E. Albee (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf), Tennessee Williams (Streetcar Named Desire), Ismail Kadare (The General of the Dead Army) Patrick Marber (Closer), M. Von Mayenburg (The Stone) , Various authors (Born in YU), Tom Stoppard (Rock’n’roll), A. Schnitzler (La Ronde), Goran Stefanovsk (Demon from Skopje), Milena Bogovac and Jeton Neziraj (Patriotic Hypermarket), Almir Imširević (If this movie was). He also directed an opera, Pietro Mascagni’s Cavalaria Rusticana, as well as the operetta Europa by Nigel Osborn. His direction of the play Helver’s Night has received the most awarded plays produced at the Chamber Theatre 55, having received 17 international awards and prizes. He has also directed numerous documentaries and the feature film Remake. From January 2003 until December 2005 he was the Artistic director of Drama Department of the National Theater Sarajevo. As the Director of the International Theater Festival MESS Sarajevo, together with his team, he has organized 16 International Theater Festivals.

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