Nenad Prokić

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Nenad Prokić (Serbian: Ненад Прокић) is Serbian playwright, theatre director and Founder of the Liberal Democratic Party (Liberalno demokratska partija), Serbia. A professor of 20th Century Drama at University of Art in Belgrade (Univerzitet umetnosti u Beogradu / http://www.arts.bg.ac.rs) from 1995, he was the playwright-in-residence at Yugoslav Drama Theatre (Jugoslovensko dramsko pozorište, JDP Beograd / http://jdp.rs) in Belgrade (1985-1995) and at Slovenian National Theatre (Slovensko narodno gledališče, SNG Maribor / http://www.sng-mb.si) in Maribor (1991-1995). He has served as the Director of Belgrade International Theatre Festival (Bitef) and Bitef theatre (Bitef teatar / http://www.bitef.rs) in two consecutive mandates (1997-2005).

Nenad Prokic

Prokić is one of the founders of Belgrade Circle (Beogradski krug) and of Forum of Writers (Forum pisaca). He is the author of the novel Alpha Foxtrot and of numerous theatre plays. His play Metastable Grail (Metastabilni Graal) is in the Anthology of Contemporary Serbian Drama. Other plays include: House of Bergmann, Fear for the Border, Homo Volans, Fathers and Forefathers (Dramatisation of Slobodan Selenic), In the Search of Marcel Proust, Dantes Divinus, The Russian Mission, The Last Days of Mankind (Adaptation of Karl Kraus), Le Petit et le Grand Theatre du Marquis de Sade, Edelheim, Finger Trigger Bullet Gun, Thankless Croatian Son (TV Script about A.G Matoš)..

The last premieres of his plays were held in Halifax (James Dunn Theatre), Canada; London (LIFT Festival / https://www.liftfestival.com/) and Birmingham (BE Festival / http://befestival.org), UK.

Prokic directed the following pieces for the theater: Follie a Deux by Heiner Mueller (Yugoslav Drama Theater), The Servants by Jean Genet (Bitef Theater), Helver's Night by Ingmar Villqist (Bitef Theater), Let's Talk About Life and Death by Krzysztof Byzio (Bitef Theater), The Unapproachable and Mercy Payable in Advance by Zanussi/Zebrowsky (Bitef Theater), Faraway by Tamara Bosak (Bitef Theater). Nenad Prokic wrote Absent Discourse Voices thesis dedicated to the work of Karl Kraus.

Prokic was MP[1][2] in the Parliament of Serbia in two consecutive mandates and he is the Founder and the first President of the Friendship group with Sovereign Military Order of Malta /http://www.orderofmalta.int in the Serbian Parliament. /http://www.parlament.gov.rs/народна-скупштина.1.html The Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta, fra Matthew Festing decorated Prokic with the knightly PRO MERITO MELITENSI Cross of Grand Officer of the Sovereign Order of Malta, on June 15, 2012.

On November 3, 2012, Prokic resigned from the Presidency and the membership in LDP because of lack of democratic procedures in the party.

From October 2014 Nenad Prokic is an Advisor for Humanitarian Issues at the Embassy of Sovereign Military Order of Malta to the Republic of Serbia. / http://orderofmalta.org.rs/?lang=sr / https://www.facebook.com/Make-a-Wish-to-the-Order-of-Malta-1522671021319331/

Distinctions[edit]

  • OPMM-gc.svg  Grand Cross Pro merito Melitensi

Quotes[edit]

  • "Serbia will become a modern country—with Serbs or without them!" [applause] - during the party's founding session.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Still no consensus on Srebrenica resolution". B92. February 8, 2010. Retrieved May 30, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Minister for Foreign Affairs of Serbia: daily survey of 19 May 2009". Beta News Service via Girodivite. May 19, 2009. Retrieved May 30, 2011. 

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