PhD Miroslav Radonjić 

​Born on June 3, 1971, in Prnjavor (Bosnia and Herzegovina – Republika Srpska). He completed his elementary education in Prnjavor and attended the Mathematical High School in Derventa. In 1995, he enrolled at the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad, Department of Serbian Literature and Language, graduating in 2000 with an average grade of 9.38. He obtained his master’s degree in 2005 (Thesis: Traces of Sterija’s Comedies in Serbian Dramaturgy of the 20th Century – A. Popović, D. Kovačević, S. Selenić, V. Ognjenović) and his PhD in 2015 (Thesis: The Dramatic Works of Vida Ognjenović in the Context of Contemporary Serbian Dramaturgy and Literary Tradition).

Since 1996, he has been continuously publishing theater reviews and works in theater studies. He is the author of the books Sterija in the Mirror of the 20th Century published by the Theater Museum of Vojvodina and Matica Srpska in 2006, and Fugitives from Despair published by the Theater Museum of Vojvodina in 2017. As part of his theater practice, he has participated in all major domestic and regional theater festivals as a member of around thirty expert juries (including the Festival of Professional Theaters of Serbia “Joakim Vujić”, Festival of Professional Theaters of Vojvodina, “Days of Zoran Radmilović”, Zaječar, “Days of Comedy”, Jagodina, Classic Festival “Vršac Theater Autumn”, “Days of Milivoje Živanović”, Požarevac, Festival of Premiere Performances, Aleksinac, Festival of Bosnian-Herzegovinian Drama, Zenica, Theater Meetings, Brčko, European Theater Festival, Tuzla, Gavella Evenings, Zagreb, Macedonian Theater Festival “Vojdan Černodrinski”, Prilep, and others). Since 2003, he has been a member of the Association of Theater Critics and Scholars of Serbia, and from 2011 to 2020, of the Serbian Center of the International Theater Institute. He is a member of the editorial board of the journal for theater and visual communications Agon (publishers: National Theater of Republika Srpska and Academy of Arts of the University of Banja Luka). He was one of the editors of the magazine Scene (publisher: Sterijino Pozorje) and Vojvodina Scene (publisher: Theater Museum of Vojvodina). From September 2008 to September 2012, he was a member of the editorial board of the theater newspaper Ludus (publisher: Association of Dramatic Artists of Serbia). He served on the Board of Directors of the Serbian National Theater for two terms, from 2002 to 2007, and on the Board of Directors of the National Theater in Belgrade (2010–2011). He was the selector for the “Joakim Vujić” Festival (2008/09, 2009/10, and 2020/21), the Festival of Professional Theaters of Vojvodina (2008/09 and 2009/10), the 16th Theater Fest “Petar Kočić” 2013 (Banja Luka), the Sterijino Pozorje 2017, the 17th and 18th International Theater Festival Joakimfest 2022 and 2023 (Kragujevac), and the 7th and 8th Theater Spring 2023 and 2024 (Šabac). He is a member of the Artistic Council of the “New Fortress Theater” Festival Čortanovci – Novi Sad and the “Theater at the Crossroads” Festival of Balkan Cultural Space in Niš. He has participated in domestic and international scientific conferences and symposiums (“Serbian Writers and Serbian Theater from the First World War to the End of the 20th Century”, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts; “The Passion of Reading” dedicated to Prof. Emeritus Ljiljana Pešikan Ljuštanović, Matica Srpska; “From Mobility to Interaction”, Institute for Slavic Philology, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland).

Since 1999, he has worked as the head of the public relations sector at the Publishing and Bookshop Center “Solaris” in Novi Sad. From March 2005 to September 2005, he was employed at the National Theater “Toša Jovanović” in Zrenjanin, as the director of the drama stage. He was the director of the Sterijino Pozorje from September 2005 to July 2008, the assistant director of the Sterijino Pozorje from January 2009 to October 2014, and the acting director from October 2014 to March 2015, when he was appointed director following a public competition. In March 2019, after a conducted competition procedure, the City Assembly of Novi Sad reappointed him as the director of the Sterijino Pozorje. After a public competition, in March 2023, he was once again appointed director of the Sterijino Pozorje for a four-year term.