Damir Zlatar Frey

Damir Zlatar Frey (Zagreb, 1954) drama and opera director, choreographer, playwright, costume designer, set designer, distinguished playwright who does not leave indifferent neither critics nor the public. He founded the theatre “Koreodrama” in Ljubljana in 1986, which left a profound mark on the creative poetics of the Slovenian contemporary theatre and cultural life in general. He put on stage numerous plays and authors’ projects and shows in Croatian, Slovenian, Bosnian, Serbian and Italian theatres, among which are Oscar Wilde’s Salome’, Slavenka Drakulić’s Divine hunger, Eugene Ionesco’s Lesson, Ugo Betti’s Crime on Goat Island, Federico Garcia Lorca’s Blood Wedding, Jean Genet’s The Balcony, David Harrower’s Knives in Hens, Alexandre Dumas’ The Lady of the Camellias, and the operas: Puccini’s Tosca, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet. In the 2000 he founded the International Festival of Chamber Theater “Golden Lion” (“Zlatni lav”) in Umag, which he runs today.