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Daniel Mesta

By Daniel Mesta- Director, Dramaturg

Daniel Mesta is an actor, director, and dramaturg currently working in the Salt Lake City area. A recipient of the 2020 Kennedy Center National Fellowship in Dramaturgy and a member of the LMDA-Mexico executive committee, Mesta has worked mainly in classics, opera, and radio. For more, visit danielmesta.com.

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For Some Russian Dissident Theatremakers, the Future Is Unclear
Essay

For Some Russian Dissident Theatremakers, the Future Is Unclear

31 January 2023

Director Vitaly Kogut is one of many displaced Russian men spending this winter in Batumi, Georgia. Daniel Mesta interviews him about his work, in which uses theatre to communicate the complexities of the Russian soul while enduring censorship and cancellation.

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