Diana Pavlačková 


A PhD graduate of the Department of Theatre Studies of the Academy of Performing Arts. During her bachelor studies she spent a semester at Academy for theatre, radio, film and television in Ljubljana, Slovenia as a part of Erasmus+ programme. She is a member of the MLOKi civic association and a former editor of the mloki.sk webzine. During her postgraduate studies she colead the course dedicated to creating a theatre magazine (Reflektor). She si an active theatre and contemporary dance critic. She attends festivals as an editor of the festival journals (f.e. Divadelní Flora, Bábkarská Bystrica, Scénická žatva and since 2021 she is the editor-in-chief of the Dotyky and spojenia festival journal). Between years 2019-2021 she has worked and the Theatre Institute at the Centre for Theatre Research.



Alexandra Rychtarčíková


She studied theatre dramaturgy at the Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava and classical philology at the Faculty of Arts of Comenius University in Bratislava. She is currently a PhD student at the Department of Theatre Studies, Faculty of Theatre, Academy of Performing Arts, where she is researching ancient drama and theatre and their reception in the 20th and 21st centuries. She has participated in several international theatre studies conferences, e.g. at the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica (2021, 2022) and DAMU (2022). As part of her doctoral studies, she co-teaches the Atelier of Theatre Journal Creation - Reflektor magazine. As a dramaturge she has several experiences on the independent (drama and dance) scene. She regularly reflects on contemporary Slovak theatre through reviews. She has also been a member of the editorial board of festival magazines at the Dotyky a spojenia festival, a member of the jury at amateur theatre festivals, as well as a guest lecturer on ancient theatre at several theatre events.