Marko Potkonjak

mareActor, musician and theatre pedagogue, was born in 1980 in Belgrade, Serbia. He has been a member of PLAVO Theatre – theatre laboratory since 2001. Since then he has performed in 16 PLAVO Theatre performances and co-productions presented in numerous festivals nationally and internationally. To broaden his acting work, so far he participated in workshops led by Odin Teatret actors Roberta Careri, Jan Ferslev and Iben Nagel Rasmussen and those led by teacher and former actor of Jerzy Grotowski’s Laboratory Theatre, Zygmunt Molik.He assisted in PLAVO theatre educational projects, such workshops Contemporary Theatre – The Space of Open Mind, Contemporary Theatre – Mind and Technique and continuous projects Play against Violence and School of Contemporary Theatre (2001-2010) as well as in international training program Two Open Weeks of PLAVO Theatre (2008-2015). In 2012 he led his workshop The World of the Performer. Since 2017 he has been engaged as assistant and pedagogue in inclusive educational projects with deaf and hard of hearing young people such The Hearing Body (2017-2018), The Rhythm Vibrates in Me (2018), Theatre – Encounter, Inclusion, Action co-financed by the Erasmus+ program of the European Union. Within Creative Europe project Inclusive Theatre(s) where PLAVO Theatre is a partner, he was one of the leaders of theatrical workshops with Sign language interpreters, and he has assisted and led the work on the performance with deaf and hard of hearing performers based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet (2019-2022).