The View from the Tips of the Toes, HNK Ivana pl Zajca, Spring 2015

The View from the Tips of the Toes, HNK Ivana pl Zajca, Spring 2015   June 16th 2015 was in many ways a historic date for TRY theatre. The first major collaboration (with the Rijeka School of Ballet and Dance and I.M. Ronjgov Music School) opened and, what is more, it opened at the Croatian National Theatre in Rijeka! Two nights … Read More

V for Verona, Spring 2015

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V for Verona, Spring 2015   For never was there a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo. And thus William Shakespeare concluded his famed tragedy. Little did he know, the poor chap, that 400 years later TRY theatre would have a go at his piece and make it, well, less woeful. Based on Shakespeare’s original and … Read More

JUNK, Spring 2015

JUNK, Spring 2015   “Junk” is a project that will go down in history as TRY theatre’s first movie. Thanks to the brilliant and meticulous work of the director, Nina Sabo, the older high school group managed to put together a full scale, 1 hour and 30 minutes long movie in just a couple of months. The story focuses around … Read More

Elementary Group Production, Spring 2015

Elementary Group Production, Spring 2015   With Chekhov’s Three Sisters as a rough starting point, this intriguing historical and political play focuses around the fall of communism, the collapse of Yugoslavia and the transition that followed. The family relationship of the six sisters, each of which represent a former federal republic, are an allegory of the different international relations the … Read More

The Six Sisters, Spring 2014

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The Six Sisters, Spring 2014   With Chekhov’s Three Sisters as a rough starting point, this intriguing historical and political play focuses around the fall of communism, the collapse of Yugoslavia and the transition that followed. The family relationship of the six sisters, each of which represent a former federal republic, are an allegory of the different international relations the … Read More

Scenes from Growing up, Spring 2014

Scenes from Growing up, Spring 2014   By far the loudest day of the year – not just for TRY but all of Rijeka – is the day when all of TRY theatre’s youth groups get together to perform a series of sketches that they had been working on during the year. The stage, whilst still the focal point, is … Read More

The Choiceless, Spring 2013

The Choiceless, Spring 2013   “The Choiceless”. A play set in 1930s Boston introduced teenagers to the challenges of hardships of life during economic crises and played for three nights at Filodrammatica theatre in May 2013. Performed by the Middle School and Kastav groups, the play showed great understanding and determination on behalf of the cast who, although quite young, … Read More

Spilt, Spring 2013

Spilt, Spring 2013   “Spilt”, TRY theatre’s last and most serious play thus far, has served as an emotional graduation for the High School group. The drama is rooted in adolescence’s inevitable sojourner: the fascination with what we are not nor should become. We see ourselves as inferior and inadequate, and it is not often that we sober up from … Read More

The Break up, Winter 2012/2013

The Break up, Winter 2012/2013   “The Break-Up”, TRY theatre’s first play ever performed on the main stage of the HKD theatre, opened in February 2013 and featured an inspiring interpretation by the High School group. Seventeen young performers occupied the stage and dealt with a topic so cloe to their chest – falling in love, falling out of love … Read More

The Rijeka Play, Winter 2012/2013

The Rijeka Play, Winter 2012/2013   “The Rijeka Play”, a play that – you’ll never guess – talks about the Adriatic city of Rijeka, was commissioned from TRY theatre by – another surprise – the City of Rijeka and opened in January 2013 at Filodrammatica theatre. The fast-paced, spoof-happy piece made the audiences laugh out loud while wetting their appetite … Read More