Presentation of the web portal Sigledal
SiGledal is a web portal of Slovene performing arts. Its aim is to promote creativity in the area of performing arts, provide free access to daily updated content intended for informational, educational, and research purposes, and to archive, preserve, and ensure web accessibility to the Slovene theatre heritage.
The founders (February 8, 2007), the authors and the leaders of the portal are Samo M. Strelec, Gregor Matevc and Tamara Matevc. The portal is managed by Institute Novi ZATO. and is co-financed by the Ministry of Culture as a public information programme in the area of performing arts since January 2010. Collaborators in the last years: Jera Krečič, Maša Majcen, Maruša Mugerli Lavrenčič, Andraž Polončič Ruparčič and Anja Roter.
The portal is divided into seven sections: Up-to-date section, Radio drama, Reviews, Online exhibition, Repertoire, Wiki and Plays.
Up-to-date section provides up-to-date information on what's happening on the Slovene stages and behind the scenes.
Section Radio drama in cooperation with RTV Slovenia. You can browse using a search engine that allows you to search by various parameters (author, title, director, category). The collection is updated daily with the help of an automated script that checks the availability of audio recordings. The transfer of radio game data and the updating of new games are automatically made according to the availability and up-to-date of radio feeds or data sources.
In the section Reviews you can find students attempts (Department of Comparative Literature and Literary Theory Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana, Slovene Studies School of Humanities University of Nova Gorica and First steps in writing theatre review by Zala Dobovšek, The Ljubljana Puppet Theatre and Association of Theatre Critics and Researchers of Slovenia). There you can also find reflections from Kriterij (Bunker's review Platform) and reviews written by Croatian theatrologist Igor Tretinjak (guest pen on SiGledal in the season 2017/2018).
The Wiki is a theatre encyclopedia built by theatre makers, researchers, and the audiences.
The Repertoire is a web yearbook of Slovenian theatre production.
The Online exhibitions are 24 hours a day available publicly accessible virtual exhibitions, which are telling us interesting stories about Slovenian theatre production and its achievements.
Plays – a collection of playscripts of contemporary Slovenian authors. It allows searching of playscripts by title, by author, by number of male and female roles, and by cpontent and formal tags.