Svetozár Sprušanský

Svetozár Sprušanský graduated in theatre studies from the Department of Drama and Puppetry of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. He also studied cultural studies and aesthetics at Faculty of Philosophy at Comenius University in Bratislava. During 1995 – 2017 he was an in-house dramaturge and later also worked as a director and an artistic director of the Andrej Bagar Theatre in Nitra. There he helped stage several successful productions and he was co-creating image of this theatre. He frequently worked as a guest director for numerous Slovak theatres (Alexander Duchnovič Theatre in Prešov, Jonáš Záborský Theatre in Prešov, the New Stage Theatre in Bratislava). He won the Literary Fund Prize for the direction – in 2000 for The Seagull and Fireface, in 2003 for Three sisters, in 2010 for The Magic Flute. He also got The Literary Fund Prize in 2009 for dramaturgy of monothematic season The Family Silver.
In 2003 he became laureate of the prestigious critical Dosky Award in the Best Direction of the Season category for his production of Three Sisters.