Nacionalinis Kauno dramos teatras

Csaba Polgár

Director

Born in 1982. Graduated from „Ady Endre“ High School in Romania and Sönderborg Statsskole drama faculty in Denmark. 2007 got a degree at University of Theater and Film, Budapest. Founder member of the HOPPart Independent Company as actor and director. Also in the same year he became a member of Örkény István Theatre as actor and director. Since 2019 works as artistic director in Örkény Theater.


The Most Important Works in Theatre

2022
Wilson-Waits-Borroughs The Black Rider
Örkény Theatre
2021
Ibsen: Peer Gynt
National Kaunas Drama Theatre
2020
Chaos 2045 – based on the play of Lev Birinsky “The Foul’s Dance”
István Örkény Theatre
2018
Ferenc Molnár The Swan
Örkény Theatre
The most beautiful night of the soul – based on the novel of Sándor Jászberényi
Örkény Theatre
2016
Dürrenmatt Romulus the Great
HOPPart Company, Latinovits Theatre
2015
The Seven Samurai – after the movie of Kurosawa
Örkény Theatre
Wiliam Shakespeare Hamlet
Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
2014
Gorkij Children of the Sun
Münchner Volkstheater
Ödön von Horváth Italian Night
HOPPart Company, Neuköllner Oper
2013
Wiliam Shakespeare Julius Ceasar
Münchner Volkstheater
2012
MERLIN or God, Homeland, Family – based on “Tankred Dorst’s Merlin or the waste land”
HOPPart Company, Örkény Theatre
2010
Korijolánusz – after Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Coriolanus”
HOPPart Company
Elfriede Jelinek Rohonc/Rechnitz
PanoDrama, HOPPart Company
2008
Heinrich von Kleist Die Hermannsschlacht
HOPPart Company

Festivals

2011
Sirenos Festival, Vilnius (play “Korijolánusz” after Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Coriolanus”)
2012
Radikal Jung Festival, München (play “Korijolánusz” after Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Coriolanus”)
Fast Forward Festival, Braunschweig (play “Korijolánusz” after Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Coriolanus”)
Theater Nanterre Amandiers, Paris (play “Korijolánusz” after Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Coriolanus”)
2013
Premiéres Festival, Karlsruhe (play “MERLIN or God, Homeland, Family” based on “Tankred Dorst’s Merlin or the waste land”)
2014
Stay/Leave Festival HAU, Berlin (play “Korijolánusz” after Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Coriolanus”)

Awards

2022
Nominated for the Lithuanian “Golden Stage Cross Prize” as the Best Stage Design (designer: Lili Izsák)
ESzínház Festival Best Stage Design (designer: Lili Izsák) for play The most beautiful night of the soul – based on the novel of Sándor Jászberényi
2018
In VIDOR festival, The Swan by Ferenc Molnár: Best Performance, Best Direction, Best Stage Design (designer: Lili Izsák), Best Costume (designer: Lili Izsák), Best Supporting Actress
2011
The Best Independent production of the play Korijolánusz (Critic’s Choice Award)

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