Dhimitër Orgocka

Dhimiter Orgocka (born 1936) is an Albanian movie and theater actor and director, and People's Artist of Albania for his artistical merits.

Dhimitër Orgocka
Born1936 (age 83–84)
OccupationFilm and theater actor and director
Years active1958-Present
Spouse(s)Dhorkë Orgocka

Personal lifeEdit

He was born in 1936 in Korçë, Albania and graduated in the Faculty of Albanian Language in the University of Tirana. He has been married to Dhorkë Orgocka, a Merited Artist of Albania Albanian actress, for all his life.

Working careerEdit

He started to work as a director right after school in the Andon Zako Çajupi theater of Korçë, on which he has directed around 100 premières.

His first role as an actor wa that of Gjergj in the "Great Love" (Albanian: Dashuria e madhe) drama from Fatmir Gjata, whereas his first work as a director wa that of "The house on the lane" (Albanian: Shtëpia në rrugicë) from Teodor Laço. He has also acted in movies such as in "The Gramaphone General" (Albanian: Gjeneral gramafoni), and "Nothing can be forgotten" (Albanian: Asgjë nuk harrohet).

AwardsEdit

He is a recipient of the following national and international awards:

  • Best role for the monodrama Amok from Stephan Zweig (in the 8th Festival of Theaters in Kiev Ukraine, 2005)
  • Best role for the monodrama Amok from Stephan Zweig (in the Festival of International Theaters in Bitola and Macedonia, 2005).
  • Grand Prize Sulejman Pitarka for directing the drama “Dhëndër për Kristinën” of Skënder Demollit in the 5th festival of the Albanian Theaters (in Macedonia, “Dibra 2006”),
  • Cup of Festival for the monodrama Amok from Stephan Zweig (in the international festival of Monodrames në Vroslav, Poland 2007)

RecognitionEdit

In 2007 The House of Culture of Maliq was named after him, “Dhimitër Orgocka House of Culture”

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