Slovak National Theatre has a new director known from festival Viva Musica!

He wants to create an online streaming platform for all plays and concerts of all ensembles.

Matej Drlička (August 1, 2020)Matej Drlička (August 1, 2020) (Source: TASR)

Matej Drlička, the manager and director of the festival Viva Musica!, will be the new director of the Slovak National Theatre (SND)

The committee chose him out of five candidates who applied and underwent three rounds of the selection procedure. The committee recommended him to the Culture Minister Natália Milanová, who will decide about the appointment in the upcoming days.

Drlička and his team should start work on January 1.

Economic situation of SND

The first and most important step for Drlička is to stabilise the financial situation, the Sme daily wrote.

SND has huge problems with basic financial control and financial management. It also needs crisis management, he said.

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