Theatre Director and Actress
Based in Dublin
This video was shot in The Civic Theatre.
Gea Gojak is a theatre director and actress born in Pula, Croatia. She finished BA in Acting and Puppetry at The Academy of Arts in Osijek, Croatia, and MA of Acting at Art Academy Novi Sad, Serbia. As an actress, she worked in theatres, film and television.
Several years ago Gea transferred her focus of interest to theatre directing, mostly dealing with socio-political topics. In prominent theatres of Croatia and Serbia, she produced engaged performances and participative projects that raise questions, stimulate and encourage critical thinking, activation and development of the audience.
Since coming to Dublin in 2019, Gea proceeded with her professional artistic development.
For her theatre practice in Ireland, she received the following awards and residencies: Abbey Theatre Resident Director Programme 2022, 9th Pan Pan International Mentorship 2021, AIC Bursary Award 2021 Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity, Create and Fire Station
Artist’s Studio 2021 Residency Award.
Gea participated in the 2021 Forecast – A School of Thinking (Dublin Theatre Festival and Theatre Forum), and the 2021 Autumn School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice, devised by Create and Counterpoints Arts’ Learning Lab.
In 2021 Gea joined the Mother Tongues Festival team, as the producer of the festival.