Contemporary Theater in Slovakia: Concept of Studying the Phenomenon and Initial Observation Results
This review article presents a novel approach to exploring contemporary Slovak theater, focusing on the cultural and artistic dialogue. The research timeframe spans from 2004, when Slovakia joined the European Union, to the present. The selected institutions for this study are involved in producing performances, providing education in stagecraft professions, and preserving specialized archives of theatrical art. The observational method collected empirical data from the field, selecting individual performances from Bratislava, Nitra, Banská Bystrica, and Prešov centers that vividly showcase the country's theatrical culture.