Tomi Janežič is a theatre director, university professor and psychodrama psychotherapist (ECP). He obtained his degrees in theatre directing from the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in Ljubljana, and was additionally educated through a period of twenty five years in Slovenia and abroad, particularly in the field of numerous acting techniques, psychodrama and group analysis. Janežič is one of the most recognized Slovenian theatre directors abroad and an internationally recognized expert in the field of acting. He has lectured and collaborated as an invited artist in several countries (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Italy, Austria, France, Belgium, Norway, Portugal, Russia and USA). His performances toured on dozens of festivals in the countries of ex Yugoslavia, around whole Europe, in Russia and USA. Janežič has received over thirty international prizes and awards for his artistic work. He has directed Studio for Research on the Art of Acting within the framework of which - and in collaboration with parallel foreign organizations and experts - he has done research projects in the field of acting since 1996.