Maša Jelić

DSC_0419actress and theatre pedagogue, was born in 1977 in Belgrade, Serbia. She has been a member of PLAVO Theatre – theatre laboratory since 2001. Since then she has performed in 17 Plavo Theatre performances and co-productions presented in numerous festivals nationally and internationally. By the end of 2012, in cooperation with director Nenad Čolić, the actress realized presentation of her acting work titled Between the Spirit and the Soul, and in 2013 her first solo performance Ema. To broaden her acting work, so far she participated in workshops led by Odin Teatret actors Roberta Careri, Jan Ferslev and Iben Nagel Rasmussen and those led by teachers and former actors of Jerzy Grotowski’s Laboratory Theatre, Zygmunt Molik and Rena Mirecka. She assisted in PLAVO theatre educational projects, such workshops Contemporary Theatre – The Space of Open Mind, Contemporary Theatre – Mind and Technique and continuous projects Play against Violence and School of Contemporary Theatre (2001-2008). She conducted continuous educational programs Contemporary Theatre Workshop and Contemporary Theatre Studio, as well as Workshop of Physical and Vocal Training and workshop Dance of Memory (2008-2016), which was a part of PLAVO Theatre international educational program Two Open Weeks. Since 2019 she has been leading several inclusive educational projects with disabled youth such Ritual of Inclusion (2019-2020) or The Ode to Diversity (2021-2022). Within the international Erasmus+ co-funded project of Plavo Theatre Initiative – Inclusion – Interaction, Contemporary Theatre for Active Youth, she led the work with young migrants and asylum seekers in Serbia (2020-2021).