Having graduated from the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava in theatre and Polish studies, Mr Godovič also studied screenwriting and dramaturgy at the Film and Television School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He spent a semester at the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema in Lisbon and at the Jagielloński University in Krakow. In 2017, he received PhD in theatre studies of the Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. As an author, playwright and screenwriter, having collaborated on various stage and radio productions within the Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Czech Radio, and Slovak Radio and Television.

Mr Godovič was a finalist in the competitions Poviedka, DRAMA and Artscript. He published short stories in literary magazines RaK, Dotyky, PARK. In 2011–2018 he was playwright in Studio 12 in Bratislava. Currently, he is specialist staff member at the Theatre Institute in Bratislava. Mr Godovič has published reviews and critiques in theatre periodicals and newspapers. His radio plays Third Bank [Tretí breh] and Free [Voľná] were broadcast on Slovak Radio. The Czech Radio produced his text Writers into Families! [Spisovatelia do rodín!]. His short stories and drama texts were published in the anthologies Poviedka '97, DRAMA 2011 and EU Through the Eyes of Drama / Odes or Farces. He is now working on his debut novel Fatal Hoax. As a dramaturge, he collaborated with the independent theatres Farma v jeskyni, Pôtoň Theatre or NUDE Theatre.

Foto © Marek Godovič
A child’s catastrophe (Still time to escape) Drawing by B. Godovič

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