Well-known actor and director, Dhimitër Orgocka passes away at the age of 84. Orgocka was an Albanian movie and theater actor and director, and People's Artist of Albania for his artistical merits.
He was born in 1936 in Korça and graduated the Faculty of Albanian Language in the University of Tirana. Right after school he started work as a director at Andon Zako Çajupi theater of Korça, where he has directed around 100 premières.
His first role as an actor was that of Gjergj in the "Great Love" drama from Fatmir Gjata, whereas his first work as a director was that of "The house on the lane" of Teodor Laço. He has also acted in movies such as in "The Gramaphone General", and "Nothing can be forgotten". He has received 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 “Bridegroom for Christina” 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 Monodrama in Vroslav, Poland 2007).