Slobodan Unkovski

Macedonian director Slobodan Unkovski (The Winter's Tale) returns after an absence of ten years, having directed the A.R.T.'s production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle. His most recent work includes Molière's The Misanthrope at the Slovenian National Theatre in Ljubljana and the Macedonian premiere of Patrick Marber's Closer, as well as numerous other productions in Yugoslavia, Slovenia, Belgium, Russia, Great Britain, and Macedonia. His production of Dejan Dukovski's Powder Keg opened the Biennale in Bonn, Germany; and his other work was seen at festivals in France, Germany, Venezuela, Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, and Italy, and he received a number of national and international awards for Best Production and Best Director. Mr. Unkovski served as Minister of Culture of Macedonia from 1996-1998, was a visiting Fulbright Scholar at the City University of New York and a visiting professor at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute, and is currently of Skopje in Macedonia.