2012 – The Jelena Šantić Foundation award

The Jelena Šantić Foundation awarded Dah Theatre Research Centre for the activities and results achieved in 2011.

Dah Theatre celebrated 20 years of work in 2011 with the Festival and Conference “Passing the Flame”. It was a series of events which is symbolically indicated the importance of continuity in the culture of a country.

The Jelena Šantić Foundation award is established for the support to artistic projects containing the spirit of social values – tolerance and preservation of peace, because Jelena’s humanistic trait was related to art >since they both connect different worlds. The Award is presented every second year in the memory of Jelena Šantić.

Award Ceremony was held on March 18th 2012 at Cultural Center Dom omladine Belgrade.

2009 – ERSTE Foundation Award for Social Integration

Dah Theatre with the performance In/Visble City is one of the winners of ERSTE Foundation Award for Social Integration 2009.

This year ERSTE Foundation Award for Social Integration honoured 20 innovative projects engaged in social integration from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia. Three additional special prizes were awarded, two by the jury and one by all the winners, who selected a peer project. During the award ceremony, which was held at the former Royal Palace, the National Museum of Art in Bucharest on 25 June and was presented by the internationally renowned actors Maia Morgenstern and Miki Manojlovic, the 20 winners received a total prize money of 295,000. For this years competition eight countries submitted more than 1,300 projects.

The only regional Award of this kind aims to give recognition and promote organisations and projects that intend to create a stable and just society, which includes disadvantaged and marginalised groups. All submitted projects have been evaluated based on criteria of their effectiveness and specific benefits for society.

The project In/Visible City is given as an example of one of the most successful projects of intercultural dialogue in the year 2008 by European Institute for Comparative Cultural Research (ERICarts)

2008 – “GROZDANIN KIKOT” award for Dijana Milošević

On 24th of February 2008 an award winning ceremony took place in Puppet Theatre Mostar.

International jury : Marko Kovačević(BiH), Maria van Bakelen (Holand), Ljubica Beljanski – Ristić (Srbija), Stig Eriksson (Norway) i Vladimir Kručić (Croatia), has decited to award: Dijana Milošević, Iva Gruić, Marina Katnić- Bakarčić and Parasuram Ramamoorthi, for the contribution to the development of the drama education.

2007 – “Otto Rene Castillo Award” for Dah Theatre Research Centre

The Otto Awards were established in 1998 to recognize and support the ongoing development of political theatre internationally. The Awards Committee, made up of past recipients, recommend a slate of honorees each year, and their work has been selected for recognition on May 21st, 2007.

Over the years such politically-engaged theatre companies and artists as Laurie Anderson, The Bread and Puppet Theater, Ed Bullins, Joseph Chaikin, Kathleen Chalfant, The Culture Project, The 52nd Street Project, The Flea, Irondale Ensemble Project, Labyrinth Theater Company, The Living Theatre, Charles Mee, Pregones Theatre, Ishmael Reed, The San Francisco Mime Troupe, Richard Schechner, Split Britches, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Target Margin Theater, El Teatro Campesino, Robert Wilson, and Woolly Mammoth, Center for Cultural Decontamination, among many others, have received Otto Awards.

The Ottos are produced by the Castillo Theatre, and is one of the programs of the All Stars Project, a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting human development through the use of performance, on and off stage.

1997- Prize “Luigi Pirandello International Prize ”

Theatre director Eugenio Barba shared the award with a number of theatres groups amongst them DAH Teatar;


Dah Theatre got the prize for the best performance at Yugoslav festival of New Theatre – “Malo Pozorje” for the performance “Zenith” direction by D. Milošević and J. Anđelić;


Dijana Milošević ogt the prize for the best direction (co-direction with J.Andjelic) of the performance “Kod večite slavine” at Theatre Festival of Vojvodina, YU;