Jernej Lorenci (1973) -Theatre director and pedagogue. He directed his first productions already in high school, as part of Maribor Dead Theatre. He studied theatre directing at the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT) in Ljubljana. In 1997 he co-founded the Theatre School of the First Grammar School in Maribor. Upon graduating from AGRFT, he acquired his directorial experience in theatres in Slovenia and abroad. He was artistic director of Ptuj City Theatre. In 2006 he began teaching at AGRFT in the Department of Theatre and Radio Directing, first as assistant professor, and the following year as associate professor. He has won numerous prizes at home and abroad for his directorial work. Festival “THEATRE” already presented his production of Sarah Kane´s Cleansed (Slovenian National Theatre in Ljubljana at its Small Stage). It was in its 11th edition in 2003.