Olja Djordjevic


She was born and brought up in Belgrade. For three years she had been attending 13th Belgrade Grammar School and afterwards Jefferson Performing Arts High School in Portland, Oregon. She has graduated from the department for multimedia directing in the class of the prof. Boro Draskovic, at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad. She has worked in organizing teams of the BITEF Festival, Sterija’s Theatre and Joy of Europe. Since 2006 she has been a director of Drama in Serbian language of the National Theatre in Subotica.   

Her significant directorial achievements are : The Boys in the Band - Mart Crowley;  The Right to a Russian  – Ugljesa Sajtinac; We Bombed in New Haven– Joseph Heller; Othello – William Shakespeare; Noise Off – Michael Frayn ; Black Comedy – Peter Shaffer; The Apartment  - Neil Simon;  Much Ado About Nothing– William Shakespeare; The Bereaved Family– Branislav Nusic;  The Therapy - Durang/Djordjevic (the special Sterija’s award for the performance as a whole), A Flea in Her Ear – Georges Feydeau, Rumours– Neil Simon; Euphemmism, an author’s project, Hassan-Aga’s Wife – Ljubomir Simovic; A Suspect Individual – Branislav Nusic (the award for best directing at “Mostarska liska”) ; Broken – Rémi de Vos; The Dinner Game – Francis Veber; The Marriage of Bette and Boo – Christopher Durang; The Completely Abridged History of Serbia– the authors’ project, Obradović/Pelevic ("Miodrag Petrovic - Ckalja" award and "Jovanca  Micic" statuette for the best performance by the votes of the audience special diploma of the daily newspaper "Politika" and the special award "for collective play"); As Long As I Feed and Clothe You – the author’s project, Danica Nikolic Nikolic (statuete Turkey Cock for best directorial, Days of Comedy in Jagodina); Baron de Macaroni– D. Nikolic Nikolic (the award for best directing at  the Winter Theatre Festival for Children in Aleksinac) Lend Me a Tenor – Ken Ludwig; The Taming of the Shrew – William Shakespeare.

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