Ana Trpenoska (b.Ristoska, 1984, Skopje) graduated at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Skopje, department Dramaturgy. Her play The Great Expectations premiered at the Macedonian National Theatre in 2007. Next year on the stage of the Turkish theatre in Skopje was staged her dramatization Lilika. As a young playwright she was selected to take part at the international playwright workshop, held by Mark Ravenhill, within the festival New plays from Europe, Wiesbaden, Germany, 2008. During the festival she presented her one act play Bucharest, last station to Europe, as part of the group performance, on the topic, Europa in the City.
Her play 5:17 premiered at the Skopje Summer festival, in production of Wonderland Theatre, in 2013 and later was shown on other festivals in Macedonia. For this play she won the competition organized by ITI UNESCO, where the text was selected as one of the six contemporary plays, which bring innovation in writing. The play was translated in Greek language and was given a stage reading at the Contemporary Forum of Drama in Athens and on the stage of the National Theatre of Northern Greece, 2014.
The same year at the Macedonian National Theatre was staged her play, Let’s go Senjor, directed by Nela Vitosevic. Her works are translated in English, Turkish and Greek language. She is currently based in Vienna, where she works as a copywriter and freelance author.