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Oliver Frljić

Oliver Frljić is Croatian theatre director born on 31st of March 1976. in Travnik (Bosnia and Herzegovina). His work has been presented in various international festivals and theaters: Wiener Festwochen (Vienna), Kunstenfestivaldesarts (Brussels), Dialog (Wroclaw), Festival TransAmériques (Montreal), Neue Stücke aus Europa (Wiesbaden), La MaMa (New York). His work is focused on potential of theatre as a medium to cross its own boarders and extend its performance into broader social context. Often referring to Aeschylus's "Persians" as a great source of inspiration, Frljić uses concept of counter-memory to present those parts of history that are not present in official narratives, simultaneously giving the voice to those who are often invisible or underrepresented in society.