Former student of the University of Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest, Márton debuted as a director at the Fringe Festival, Budapest in 2006. Since 2008 he has taken part in several of Krétakör’s productions, e. g. as producer (Crisis trilogy) production manager (Apology of the Escapologist, May Day) and director (New Spectator, Ungrateful Bastards, Corruption). He was also the art director of Krétakör’s performance at the 2012 Berlin Biennale, IllumiNation. He was vice-president of the Independent Performing Arts Association in 2013, and is a co-founder and main activist of Human Platform, a civil union of cultural, social, health-care and education organizations. Márton has also organized several demonstrations, civil-disobedience interventions and other public-political events. He was detained and sentenced to 300 hours of public work after a protest against modification to the law on Hungarian higher education, commonly known as “Lex CEU”, in April 2017.

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