Performing Arts Academy, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and IEDC-Bled School of Management, Slovenia
Haris Pašović is a multiple awarded international theatre director. He has directed a number of shows and participated in many festivals worldwide including Edinburgh International Festival; Festival d’Avignon, France; UK City of Culture; Napoli Teatro Festival Italia; National Arts Festival of South Africa; Singapore Arts Festival and many others. He was the artistic director of Mittelfest, Cividale, Italy, for the period 2017 – 2020. In February 2021, Mr Pašović participated at the Yuri Bashmet Winter International Arts Festivals in Moscow and Sochi.
During the Siege of Sarajevo he produced a legendary “Waiting for Godot” by Samuel Beckett directed by Susan Sontag and he established the Sarajevo Film Festival. His visual artwork “Sarajevo Red Line”, an 825 m long installation in the centre of Sarajevo made the headlines around the world in 2012. He’s directed some massive spectacles like “Romeo and Juliet” (Sarajevo); “Conquest of Happiness” (Derry/Londonderry) and “A Century of Peace after the Century of the Wars” (Sarajevo) involving hundreds of participants as well as a number of vehicles; live music and video-projections and viewed by thousands of audiences. He is an artistic director of the East West Centre Sarajevo.
Pašović has received many awards including Best Director at BITEF Belgrade International Theatre Festival; Best Yugoslav Director, UCHIMURA Prize, Best Director at the MES International Theatre Festival, Sarajevo; Best Director at the Festival of Bosnian Theatres, etc. His shows as well as the actors and other artists working with Pašović have received numerous awards as well.
He teaches Arts and Leadership course in Executive MBA Program at IEDC-Bled School of Management.