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A Breath of a Life Time

A short film produced by the DAH Theatre, premiered at
the award ceremony
"Jelena Šantic"


Watch video excerpts from the performances

Tender, Tender, Tenderly

The Nastasijević Code

Crossing the Line

In Search of the City

The Story of Tea

In/visible City

Cirque Macabre




Inside the laboratory

April 5th - 11th, 2014

Theatre and activism
students from Denver, Colorado

More about the program...


Regional Women’s Peace Meeting
DAH Theatre and Women in Black

Artistic-activist and educational meeting

April 11th-13th, 2014

Dah Theatre and Women in Black, from the beginning of their inception (1991), have worked together on aesthetic formation of the anti-patriarchal resistance. This meeting will continue the practice of working together, cooperation, mutual support of activist-art collectives engaged in artistic expressions of resistance to war, war crimes, violations of women’s rights and all human rights.



DAH Theatre with performance "Presence of Absence" and Dijana Milošević as a teaching artist at the 15th Annual La MaMa Umbria International Theatre Symposium


DAH Theatre Institute

DAH Theatre Research Centre
Marulićeva 8, Belgrade

July 14th - 28th, 2014

An approach where directors, actors and dancers indulge in a creative process of physical and vocal training, creating material, and experience how to, through the process of montage, build a performance. Work of the Institute is intended for practicing professionals and those moving towards this.



 Olivera Simić and Dijana Milošević
“Enacting Justice: The Role of Dah Theatre Company in Transitional Justice Processes in Serbia and Beyond”

Olivera Simić, Peter Rush (eds.)
The Arts of Transitional Justice: Culture, Activism and Memory After Atrocity
, (Springer, New York, 2013)
pp. 99-113.


Olivera Simić, “Pillar of Shame“: Civil Society, UN Accountability and Genocide in Srebrenica”, inOliveraSimić, Zala Volčić, (eds.), Transitional Justice and Civil Society in the Balkans, (Springer, New York, 2013),pp. 181-199.

Olivera Simic, “Memorial Culture in the former Yugoslavia: Mothers of Srebrenica and the destruction of artifacts by the ICTY” in Peter Rush and Olivera Simic (eds.), The Art of Transitional Justice: Culture, Activism and Memory after Atrocity (Springer, 2013), pp.155-173.


Presence of Absence

The perfromance is part of the project
The Power of Remembrance




Artists of different  disciplines (including theatre, performing arts, dance, media arts, music, and writing) groups, collectives and single artists and cultural workers from all sectors from all over the world are invited to apply.

We welcome great diversity in our applicants’ nationality, age, and discipline.
Applications are open to individuals or interdisciplinary teams.



Current Projects


DAH Theatre in collaboration with Group 484
is working on a project
FOCUS - For Culture in Serbia

The Power of Remembrance project

The project consists of research, music installation and performance Presence of Absence

Read about...

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre and Cynthia Cohen: First, Peace

... On the international front, she cites Serbia’s DAH Teatar and Peru’s four-decade-old Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani as prime examples of theatrical peace-building....

The new UNESCO book has been published:
Intercultural competences: Conceptual and Operational Framework, UNESCO, Paris, 2013

The editor chose DAH Theatre as one of the illustrative examples of intercultural dialogue -page 34

Read about the performance
Crossing the Line

Media Education CenterCrossing the Line and
about the award
"Jelena Šantić" Dah Theatre received

Daily newspaper DANAS,
author Zlatko Paković

Listen to an interview
with Dijana Milošević, the director of Dah Teatar and Cynthia Cohen on BBC Radio

Listen to an interview
with Dijana Milosevic as a part
of the League of Professional Theatre Women international awards program, New York.

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Books about DAH Theatre

Acting Together: Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict: Volume I: Resistance and Reconciliation in Regions of Violence

Acting Together: Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict: Volume II: Building Just and Inclusive Communities

Theatre and Performance in Eastern Europe:
The Changing Scene

Art and Upheaval:
Artists on the World's Frontlines





Dah Theatre Research Centre

Marulićeva 8, Beograd