At the recently held presidency of the Association of Professional Theaters of Serbia, a new president of the Association, Spasoje Z. Milovanovic, General Manager of the National Theater in Nis was elected.
On that occasion, Spasoje pointed out that he would pay special attention to the standardization of theaters and joint performances with the Association of Professional Theaters of Vojvodina.
Thus, after more than a decade, the National Theater of Nis will once again chair the Association, which brings together 16 institutional theaters from fourteen cities based outside Belgrade and Vojvodina and aims to jointly define and improve theater activities in that part of Serbia.
The General Manager of the National Theater in Leskovac, Dragan Boza Marjanovic, will be the deputy. The association is, among other things, the organizer of the Festival of Professional Theaters of Serbia “Joakim Vujic” as well as the festival of plays for children of professional theaters of Serbia “Little Joakim”.
The Association of Professional Theaters of Serbia was founded in 2009, and consists of: Knjazevsko-serbian theatar Kragujevac, National Theater in Nis, National Theater of Timocka Krajina “Zoran Radmilovic” in Zajecar, National Theater in Uzice, National Theater in Pirot, National Theater in Leskovac, National Theater in Pristina with temporary base in Gracanica, Sabac Theater in Sabac, Krusevac Theater in Krusevac, Theater “Bora Stankovic” in Vranje, Kraljevo Theater in Kraljevo, First Suburban Theater “Pulse Theater” in Lazarevac, Regional Theater in Novi Pazar, Puppet Theater in Nis, Children’s Theater in Kragujevac and City Theater in Cacak.