Chatting with Tatiana Bobrova & Reeli Lonks – Faces of the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019

Part 1 of our Interview Series with Delegates at the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019

Tatiana Bobrova is Chief Coordinator and Programmer of the International Theatre Kingfestival and Manager of the Novgorod Theatre for Children and Youth Mali (in Velikiy Novgorod, Russia). She is also a Composer and a Journalist who focuses on topics within Culture and Theatre. Since 2015, she has been the Vice President of the Russian Centre of ASSITEJ. She is also a member of the Executive Committee of ASSITEJ.

Reeli Lonks is a board member of ASSITEJ Estonia. After studying Culture Management at the Tartu University Viljandi Culture Academy, she has been working as a Producer for Must Kast Theatre and as a front desk manager at the Arvo Pärt Center.

Eliot Moleba is a Johannesburg-based scholar, playwright, and director. He is one of the founding members of PlayRiot, a collective of playwrights committed to telling bold, contemporary South African stories. Moleba’s work explores social issues and how they (re)shape young people’s lives. He is now producing a ten-part series of artistic productions under the theme “The War You Don’t See”, looking at how global conflicts and migration impact and/or affect children’s lives. He was the resident dramaturg at The South African State Theatre, and is currently enrolled for a PhD in Theatre Directing at The Oslo National Academy of the Arts. ///// Andreas Fredriksen is a Photographer and Cinematographer based in Kristiansand. He holds a bachelor degree in Literature, Film, and Theatre from the University of Agder and is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Drama and Theatre.