(c) Karla Jurić
Dino Pešut was born in 1990 in Sisak, Croatia and studied screenplay, dramaturgy, and dramatic writing in Zagreb. He works as a theatre practitioner in Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, and Germany. His first play, Pritisci moje generacije (The pressure of my generation) earned him an invitation to the Forum of Young European Writers at the Wiesbaden Theatre Biennale in 2012. His drama (Pret)posljednja panda ili statika ((Pen)ultimate Panda or Static) was presented at the Stückemarkt of the Berlin Theatertreffen in 2016, won the German Youth Theatre Prize in 2018, and has been part of the theatrical programme of the Vienna Burgtheater since September 2019. His other works Veliki hotel Bezdan (Grand Hotel Abyss) and Stela, poplava (Stella, the Flood) were awarded the Marin Držić Prize, which is given by the Croatian Ministry of Culture. Schauspiel Stuttgart will present the world premiere of his play The Clickworkers, the fourth project by the European Ensemble, in the 2019/20 season.