Tamara Vučković Manojlović is the General Manager of Yugoslav Drama Theatre (Belgrade, Serbia). She graduated from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Acting Department (Belgrade) in 1994. Since 1993, she has been a member of Yugoslav Drama Theatre’s company where she portrayed numerous roles and worked with the most prominent theatre directors. She acted in productions of other theatres and worked in film and television. Mrs Vučković Manojlović was a YDT Board member between 2008 and 2011, from 2010 she was working on several independent productions financed by EU funds. In December 2011 she has assumed the role of General Manager of YDT. During her mandate as the General Manager, YDT has obtained the status of a cultural institution of national importance. Internationally, Mrs Vučković Manojlović has been working intensively on increasing and establishing cooperation with other theatres and cultural institutions worldwide. Since 2012, Yugoslav Drama Theatre has participated in the international theatre festivals and has had cultural exchanges with and international worldwide tours. Additionally, Mrs Vučković Manojlović has focused on developing and intensifying relations within UTE (Union des Théâtres de l'Europe), YDT being its member since 2006, which resulted in a number of international collaborations and hosting of several UTE events in Belgrade (General Assembly, conferences, etc.). The latest endeavour has been taking part in a significant EU project titled “Catastrophe” which YDT plans to realise in partnership with the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya (Spain).
Union des Théâtres de l'Europe gathered, in the last 3 decades, some of the most important European theatres and artists. Through festivals, exhibitions, exchanges, masterclasses, cooperation projects, the UTE help create a continuous flow between West and East, between generations, between tradition and innovation. Our celebration is inspired by this rich history. With the help of the Interferences International Theatre Festival, we wish to remember some of the best performances presented at past editions of the UTE festival and look forward to new horizons.