Participant Profile

Irena Curik


Artist—A playwright, theater director and dramaturg, Čurik is concerned with community awareness and interaction and non-hierarchical processes of making theater.  She was also experimenting with new forms of radio broadcasting, for instance, reporting on a live performance using the conventions of sports games. She explores strategies for the use of radio to offer other options for audience engagement. Her work has been presented widely in Croatia including at the prestigious Eurokaz Festival and on National Croatian Radio.

She hoped to become acquainted with experimental theater practices and independent radio stations in the US and have an opportunity to collaborate with artists on a performance or radio show.