Filip  Schwarz

Filip Schwarz

Writer, Director, Translator

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available

I'm a writer, theatre director and translator originally from Slovakia. Recently finished the MA Writing for Performance course at Goldsmiths for which I have relocated to the UK. Theatre Directing and Dramaturgy undergraduate degree from the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, Slovakia. 

Worked as a writer and director on several stage adaptations of poetry in Bratislava / Was a member of the dramaturgy board of the international festival of student theatre Istropolitana Projekt 2014 / Organised an international conference on new dramaturgy as part of one of the biggest theatre festivals in Slovakia, New Drama 2014 / Translated plays by Caryl Churchill, Edward Albee and Alan Bennett for the Lab Theatre in Bratislava

Extracts from my new play Stranded were featured in the Goldsmiths Writing for Performance showcase Extract at the Soho Theatre and the Itch + Scratch event at the National Youth Theatre.

Other credits include

One Season in Paris / Lab Theatre / Bratislava, Slovakia / Writer & Director

David and Saul / Studio 101 / Bratislava, Slovakia / Writer & Director

A Midsummer Night's Dream / Studio 101 / Bratislava, Slovakia / Director

The Father (August Strindberg) / Studio 101 / Bratislava, Slovakia / Director

The Incident / Lab Theatre / Bratislava, Slovakia / Dramaturg



Work History

Translator - Self-Employed

Sep 2009 - Present

Director & Dramaturg - The Lab Theatre, Bratislava, Slovakia

Feb 2014 - Jul 2014

Junior Marketing Manager - The Theatre Institute Bratislava

Jan 2014 - Jun 2014

Director - Studio 101, Bratislava, Slovakia

Sep 2012 - Sep 2013


MA Writing For Performance - Postgraduate (MA) - Goldsmiths, University of London

Sep 2014 - Jul 2015

Theatre Directing and Dramaturgy - Undergraduate (Bc.) - The Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava, Slovakia

Sep 2011 - Jul 2014


  • Directing
  • Playwriting
  • Theatre



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