Iva Kostović-Mandić i Petar Mandić: Experimental and exploratory
D. Hadžihasanović, theatre critic
Talks with Iva Kostović-Mandić and Petar Mandić about the achievements of their theatre "Maska i Pokret".
Writer and philosopher Dževad KARAHASAN
Talks about "Mme Leopoldine's Memoires" by Theatre Maska i Pokret
The "Maska i Pokret" theatre showed at this festival that in its research it represents a serious, interesting and, in any case, new theatrical movement.
Dalibor Foretić, theatre critic
In assembling one new stage reality, the two young theatre artists may be on the trail of that stage miracle that Craig once called an "Übermarinette".
Zehra Kreho, theatre critic
The seemingly too big stage, it seems, was an advantage: Iva and Petar Mandić "filled" every crack of it with gold, warmth, energy...
Iva and Petar Mandić, who are the complete authors of both productions, create their own model of theatre in which the mask, movement and music are precisely shaped and interconnected. In this, it is almost indescribable how their work is reminiscent of true dramatic poetry.
"Maska i Pokret" is a model of theater where the mask has a magical essence, where movement is based on the technique of classical ballet and where music is part of the play.
With the status of independent artists, the couple Iva and Petar Mandić create their own theatre and create their own specific stage expression, based exclusively on masks, music and movement.
Marko KOVAČEVIĆ, dramaturg and theatre critic
Talks to Iva and Petar Mandić about being guests at the Sitges Festival and about the significant Cau Ferrat award that these young artists received for the play "Mme Leopoldie's Memoires" at the festival.