Yugoslav Drama Theatre Anniversary CelebrationREAD MORE
Today we mark the anniversary of Yugoslav Drama Theatre – 3 rd April. In her speech, acting director Tamara Vučković Manojlović recalled all the important events during the previous year. The celebration was attended by numerous colleagues, associates and friends of the theatre and this year’s recipients were presented with YDT Annual Awards. Besides the award recipients, the celebration was attended by Secretary for Culture Mr. Ivan Karl, Miša Janketić, Branka Veselinović, Vlasta Velisavlјević, Nikola Đuričko, Branka Petrić, Sloboda
Mićalović, Milena Vasić, Jasmina Avramović, Nataša Tapušković, Dubravko Jovanović, Milena Živanović, Branko Cvejić, Irfan Mensur, Nebojsa Milovanović, Anđelika Simić…
The Annual Award for drama went to playwright Bilјana Srblјanović for The Glass Neck.
Annual Awards for direction went to Bobo Jelčić for his direction of Why Does Herr R. Run
Amok? by Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Michael Fengler and to Jagoš Marković for his
direction of The Glass Neck by Bilјana Srblјanović.
Nenad Jezdić received the Annual Award for his performances in The King of Betajnova by
Ivan Cankar, directed by Milan Nešković and Uncle Vanya by A. P. Chekhov, directed by
Boris Isaković received the Annual Award for his performance in Why Does Herr R. Run
Jelisaveta Sablić, Vesna Trivalić, Anita Mančić and Dragan Mićanović received YDT Annual
Awards for their performances in The Glass Neck.
Branislav Lečić and Bogdan Diklić won awards for their performances in Uncle Vanya.
Composer Anja Đorđević won the Annual Award for special artistic contribution to the
production of The King of Betajnova.
Collective Yugoslav Drama Theatre Annual Award went to the ensemble and the creative
team behind the production of Nathan the Wise – Jovana Tomić – direction, Dimitrije
Kokanov – dramaturgy, Jasmina Holbus – set design, Selena Orb – costume design, Miša
Cvijović – composer, Maja Kalafatić – choreography and the entire cast including Bojan
Dimitrijević, Srđan Timarov, Dubravka Kovjanić, Milica Gojković, Miodrag Dragičević and
Mirko Ilić received the Annual Award for his design of posters for the productions of The
King of Betajnova, Why Does Herr R. Run Amok?, The Glass Neck, Uncle Vanya and Nathan
Dr Branivoj Đorđević award for diction in the production of The Glass Neck went to Marko
Yugoslav Drama Theatre Annual Awards for contribution to high professional work standards
went to head of Decoration department Duško Uzelac, decorator Dejan Ranisavlјević, stage
make-up artist Milica Mandoparić and procurement officer Božidar Furtula.
The jury comprised of Nataša Ninković, Radovan Vujović and Miloš Krečković awarded the
Annual Branka and Mlađa Veselinović YDT Foundation award for best actor in a Yugoslav
Drama Theatre production in 2018 to Nenad Jezdić for his portrayal of Jožef Kantor in The
King of Betajnova.