Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 23 February 1941. He graduated from the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in Ljubljana. In 1980, he returned to the Academy, where he held the position of Assistant Professor for the first fifteen years. Since 1995, he has been teaching acting as University Professor. Retired in 2015. By 1990, he appeared in some 150 roles in theatre, film and television. As actor he also performed in Germany and Austria. In 1980s, he staged a series of his own projects, performances, happenings and exhibitions. Eleven poetry collections have been published; a book of prose, eight theatrical pieces (Portimão and Vehicle were staged in the Slovene National Theatre Drama Ljubljana), and three collections of essays, Antigonino zrcalo/Antigona’s Mirror (1988), Med krinko in obrazom/Between Mask and Face (2000), Hoja skozi hip/Walking Through a Moment (2008). Three radio plays were performed at RTV Slovenija.

Poetry:

  • 1980 Triptych, Self-publishing
  • 1978 Into Fire’s Tissue, Obzorja Znamenja
  • 1988 Lime Butts, Self-publishing
  • 1989 Behind the Sky’s Dam, Cankarjeva založba
  • 1990 Zoon Politikon, Lipa
  • 2001 Eden, Cankarjeva založba
  • 2001 Sparkles, Mondena
  • 2006 Blue Calls, Abram Publishing
  • 2008 The Testament, Celjska Mohorjeva Society
  • 2011 Soil’s Images/Landweisen (slovene/german), Hiša poezije (House of Poetry)
  • 2012 Conversations in Scarlet, Goga

Prose:

  • 1999 Names of the Game – Monk, Mondena
  • 2002 Bell’s Tales, Vodnikova

Drama:

  • 1981 The Tree and the Gorge (radio play), RTV Slovenija
  • 1999 Names of the Game – Portimao, Mondena
  • 1999 Names of the Game – Lost Messengers, Mondena
  • 1999 Names of the Game – Yama, Mondena
  • 1999 Names of the Game – Crist.doc, Mondena
  • 1999 Names of the Game – On the Golden Parcels, Mondena
  • 2003 Zalog /name of Ljubljana suburb, Cankarjeva
  • 2008 Vehicle, MIŠ
  • 2011 Lieutenant and Curate (short radio play), RTV Slovenija
  • 2011 Može, the Archivist, Goga
  • 2014 Twoo Horses – Quantum radio play, RTV Slovenija

Monographs and Essays:

  • 1988 Antigona’s Mirror, MGL Edition
  • 2000 Between Mask and Face, Cankarjeva 2008 Walking through a Moment, Sodobnost International

Translations:

  • 2011 Soil’s Images/Landweisen (slovene/german), Hiša Poezije (House of Poetry)

Awards and nominations:

  • 1964 Prešeren Student Award (acting)
  • 1975 Borštnik (acting)
  • 1978 Yougoslav Radio Acting Award 1079 Dramatic Artists Association Award