Jeton Neziraj

Associate Artistic Director | Kosovo
Jeton Neziraj

Jeton Neziraj is the Director of Qendra Multimedia, after serving as the Artistic Director of the National Theatre of Kosovo. He has written over 20 plays that have been staged (over 50 productions), translated and published in more than 15 languages.

As a playwright, he has worked with theatres and companies including La MaMa in New York, Volkstheater Vienna, Piccolo Teatro di Milano, Vidy theater in Lausanne, National Theater of Wales, National Theater of Montenegro, Turkish National Theater – Istanbul, Schlachthaus Theater Bern, National Theatre of Kosovo, Theater Heilbronn, Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, International Theatre Festival MESS Sarajevo, Bitef Theater Belgrade, etc.

Neziraj's plays have won numerous prizes and have been performed in theatre festivals throughout Europe. The German theatre magazine Theater der Zeit and the German Radio Deutschlandfunk Kultur have described him as "Kafka of the Balkans."