Born in Belgrade in 1979 in Belgrad, Miloš Lolic studied Directing for Theatre and Radio at the University for Performing Arts in his native city. He then directed at various theatres in Serbia from 2002. For his production of Robert Musil’s «The Enthusiasts» (2008, JDP Belgrade) he was awarded the Grand Prize at the 2009 BITEF Festival. In 2011 his production of Falk Richter’s «God is a DJ» (2010, Duško Radovic Theatre, Belgrade) was invited to the festival Radikal Jung in Munich. He subsequently directed Federico García Lorca’s «Blood Wedding» at the Volkstheater in Munich, for which he won an award at the Bayerische Theatertage. For his production of Wolfgang Bauer’s «Magic Afternoon» at the Vienna Volkstheater he was awarded the NESTROY Theatre Prize as « Best Young Director» in 2012. In 2014 he was awarded the Dorothea Neff Prize for «Best Director» for his production of Werner Schwab’s «First Ladies» (Vienna Volkstheater, 2014). This was followed by productions at the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus in co-production with the Salzburg Festival («Hinkemann» by Ernst Toller, 2014), at the Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin («Mania» after «The Bacchae» by Euripides in a translation by Simon Werle, world premiere 2015) the Vienna Volkstheater (e.g. «Rechnitz (The Angel of Death)» by Elfriede Jelinek, 2016) the Vienna Burgtheater (e.g. «Party Time» by Harold Pinter, 2016), Schauspiel Frankfurt (e.g. «The Royal Road» by Elfriede Jelinek, 2018) and Theater Basel (e.g. «In the Gardens or Lysistrata Part 2» by Sibylle Berg, world premiere 2019). «The Human Price» is his first work at the Residenztheater.
«Let’s say someone comes up to you and tells you you’re such and such a person, tells you the worst, says the most appalling things, things that could kill someone, absolutely destroy them, leave them speechless and lifeless. And then you say: Yes, that’s what I’m like, it’s true, but … But so what?» – With these words Prince Philip attempts to break down the reserve of his new fiancée Yvonne, but they also describe the essential plot of this first play by the Polish author Witold Gombrowicz.Yvonne, Prinzessin von Burgund (Yvonne, Princess of Burgundy)