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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




(founded in 2001)
JUNE11th - 29th, 2018

Every year DAH Theatre International offers an intensive three-week program practical of events and workshops designed for actors/performers and directors using contemporary theatre techniques. An approach where directors, actors and performers indulge in creative process of physical and vocal training, creating material, and experience how to create a performance using the theatre techniques of montage.












DAH Theatre invites you to the performance







DAH Theatre's 25th Anniversary

DAH Theatre has a great pleasure to invite you to be a part of


June 30th - July 16th 2016
at DAH Theatre, Marulićeva 8, Belgrade, Serbia

This year DAH Theatre celebrates its 25th Anniversary by organizing

Festival and Conference

from June 30th till July 3rd, 2016

This event has been envisaged as a bridge connecting theory and practice in contemporary scenic arts. This international forum of artists and theorists will offer a four-day program of performances, expert demonstrations, lectures and different presentations. (read more)

After the Festival DAH Theatre continues with
the Institute
from July 4th till 16th 2016
an intensive two-week program of events and practical workshops designed for both actors and directors using contemporary theatre techniques. (read more)






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.





 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.





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.





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