Dino Pešut

International Residency 2019 - Dino Pešut

Dino Pešut, born 1990 in Sisak, Croatia. He graduated dramaturgy, playwriting and screenwriting at Academy of drama Arts in Zagreb. He worked as a dramaturge in different theaters in Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia. Plays include (Pen)Ultimate Panda or Static ((Pret)Posljednja panda ili statika) won the 1st prize Marin Držić from the Ministry of Culture and was premiered in ZKM Zagreb, 2015. The play was invited to the Stückemarkt at Theatertreffen in 2016. They play was awarded the DEUTSCHEN JUGENTHEATERPREIS in 2018. He has won Marin Držić awards for the plays Grand Hotel Abyss (2016) and Stella, the flood (2017) and Olympia Stadium (2018).

A book of plays Penultimate panda and other plays was published in 2017. (Pretposljednja panda i druge drame, Aura Sisak, 2017.) In 2018 he published his debut novel Stretched knees (Poderana koljena, Fraktura,  Zaprešić 2018).

Photo Credit: Judita Gamulin