Barbora Forkovičová (1991)
A graduate of Department of Theatre Studies of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (bachelor's degree) and Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (master's degree). During her master studies, she spent a year at Academy for theatre, radio, film and television in Ljubljana, Slovenia as a part of Erasmus+ programme. Barbora focuses mainly on theatre criticism. In the past, her articles were published on online platforms such as mloki.sk, Taneční aktuality and Cirqueon. She used to publish various articles and interviews as an editor of several festival papers (mainly for festivals Divadelní Flora in Olomouc, Czech republic and Dotyky a spojenia, Martin, Slovakia).
Martina Mašlárová (1988)
A graduate and current PhD student at the Department of Theatre Studies of the Academy of Performing Arts. She spent one semester at the Lietuvos Teatro ir Muzikos Akademija in Vilnius, Lithuania. Since the beginning of her studies, she has continually worked as a theatre critic and published her reflections in Slovak and international journals, daily newspapers and festival diaries. Her diploma thesis on post-1989 theatre criticism in Slovakia won the Award of the Rector of the Academy of Performing Arts. In addition to her being an editor of the kød journal, she has worked as an editor of the mloki.sk webzine and is an active member of the MLOKi civic association. At the Academy of Performing Arts, she is in charge of the school magazine Reflektor. As a member of the Slovak centre of AICT, she cooperates with the Monitoring of Theatres project and contributes to the radio show Divadelný zápisník (Theatre Diary). As a member of the dramaturgy board, juror or curator, she has cooperated with such festivals as Nová dráma/New Drama, Touches and Connections, or Divadelná Nitra. Since 2010, she has worked as a jury member at non-professional theatre events. Occasionally, she translates to and from French and English.