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.




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Chicago Reader names Trap Door Theatre as runner up for Best Off Loop Theatre Company! Best of Chicago 2018

Time Out Chicago recognizes Trap Door as one of the best storefront theatres in the city!

Trap Door welcomes
New Resident Director: Monica Payne
and New Resident Sound Designer: Danny Rockett

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