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Goran Stefanovskl

Goran Stefanovski was a Macedonian playwright, screenwriter, essayist, lecturer and public intellectual. His plays were translated into several languages and performed all over the world, bringing him many international awards.

He was born in the Republic of Macedonia, then part of Yugoslavia, and he became one of the leading theatre professionals in the country.

In 1986 Stefanovski founded the playwriting department at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Skopje, Macedonia, where he was a full professor until 1998. In 1990 he spent six months as Outstanding Artist Fulbright Scholar at Brown University, USA. Between 1998 and 2000 he was a visiting professor at the Dramatic Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2002 he joined Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, as a senior lecturer in screenwriting, and became actively involved in research into the theory and practice of scriptwriting, as well as in issues of cultural identity. He died in the UK at the age of 66.

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