'On The Other Side' in France

time: 21.11.2013. - 23.11.2013.
place: Rennes, France
Theatre piece by Bobo Jelčić and Nataša Rajković 'On The Other Side' made in the production of Zagreb Youth Theatre will have guest appearances at the Festival Mettre en Scene in Rennes between 21 and 23 November.

"S druge strane is about the life of four lonesome people and their attempt to tell us the story of their lives. Their stories might neither be big nor special, but they are the most important thing they have. It is the only thing that these people have…" (Natasa Rajkovic and Bobo Jelcic)

As so often in their works Rajkovic and Jelcic capture in tragicomic instances the quiet rhythm and the atmosphere of the madness of everyday-life. Since 1996 the duo from Zagreb writes and stages their own plays. Just recently their new production "S druge strane" was chosen as the Play of the Year 2006 in Croatia.

Since 1996 Natasa Rajkovic and Bobo Jelcic have been writing and directing works to put the madness of everyday life in Croatia on stage. They are among the stars of the European avant-garde drama-scene.

They are presently among the shooting stars of the European avant-garde drama-scene.: Bobo Jelcic und Natasa Rajkovic from Zagreb. Since 1996 they have been writing and directing plays with the aim of adapting wholly normal (everyday) madness for the stage. Through very direct and intense work with actors, they are looking for credible contemporary alternatives to classical and conceptual forms of drama. In their two most recent productions, which won several Croatian awards, 'Usporavanja' (Slow Down') and 'Nesigurna prica' (An uncertain Tale), they used simple props in exploring life in the theatre and the theatre in life.

(D.H., 22.11.2013)