Milan Pribisic

milanMilan is a native of Belgrade, Serbia where he worked as a film and theatre critic before coming to America.  He holds a Ph.D. degree in Theatre Studies from Kent State University where he studied with a great teacher and scholar, Dr. Rosemarie K. Bank.  He has been an Adjunct Faculty member at Loyola University Chicago’s School of Communication since 2004. His dramaturgical collaborations are attempts at bridging theatre theory, history and visionary practice and at the trap Door Theatre include Eva Peron, The Unconquered, First Ladies, The word progress on my mother’s lips doesn’t ring true, The Arsonists, The Unveiling and Dozens of Cousins, Judith, Vatzlav, La Bete, The Woman Before, The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls and How to Explain the History of Communism to mental Patients. Other Chicago dramaturgical credits include work with the TUTA Theatre, BackStage Theatre Company and Red Theater.




Eva Peron


Jacob and Simina


Kevin and Nicole Updated 


Congratulations Jeff Awards Nominees: Marzena Bukowska,
Simina Contras
and Danny Rockett

Trap Door welcomes
Associate Ensemble members:
Dennis Bisto
Abby Blankenship
Nate Cheeseman
Daniel Chenard
Bill Gordon
Henry Greenberg
Logan Hulick
Emily Nichelson
Benjamin Ponce
Kelsey Shipley


Congratulations to our amazing Danny Rockett for recent Joseph Jefferson Award - Original Music in a Play for "How to Explain the History of Communism to Mental Patients"
Time Out Chicago recognizes Trap Door as one of the best storefront theatres in the city!

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