The Slovenian Theatre Institute was founded in 2014 and is the legal successor of the National Theatre Museum of Slovenia, founded in 1952. The Institute aims at continued evolution of theatre culture at national level and to raises the awareness of the role and importance of theatre in the development of society and individuals.

The Institute is engaged in collecting, preserving, documenting, researching, examining, interpreting, promoting and presenting Slovenian theatre culture, of its heritage and as contemporary theatre arts, both at national and international level. The Institute organizes exhibitions and presents virtual exhibitions, publishes books form the theatre field, organizes various events (symposiums, round tables, lectures, etc) and pedagogic activities, collaborates on main national theatre festivals, houses theatre performances, etc.  The Slovenian Theatre Institute also edits the Repertoire – digital database of professional, semi-professional and non-institutional theatre production in the last 150 years of Slovenian theatre history, since 1867. The Institute as well co-publishes with the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television of the University of Ljubljana the scientific journal of performing arts theory Amfiteater.

The Slovenian Theatre Institute cooperates and connects with similar institutions in Slovenia and abroad and is participating in several international projects.

Slovenian Theatre Institute

Mestni trg 17
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Tel: +386 1 241 58 00


Gašper Troha, PhD, Director
+386 1 241 58 10+386 1 241 58 10

Ana Perne, Head of Audio Collection and Video Archive
+386 1 241 58 08

Tea Rogelj, MA, Head of Iconotheque
+386 1 241 58 14

Mihael Čepeljnik, Project Manager
+ 386 1 241 58 12

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