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NELA VITOSHEVIKJ

Bio

Nela Vitoshevikj - Theatre Director Born March 24, 1984 in Skopje, Macedonia

nelavitosevic@gmail.com


EXPERIENCE – Theatre Director 2020 – Illusions, based on a play by Ivan Vyrypaev – a virtual theatre production Production: Wonderland Theatre, Director 2020 – My Husband by Rumena Buzarovska Production: Drama Theatre, Director 2019 – Edward Scissorhands by Caroline Thompson Production: Theatre for children and youth, Director 2019 – Macbeth by William Shakespeare Production: Macedonina National Theatre, Director 2018 – Kazimir and Karoline by Odon Von Horvat Production: Vojdan Chernodrinski Theatre, Director 2018 – Strangers by Fillipo Bologna– stage play Production: Drama Theatre, Director 2017 – God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza - stage play Production: Stip National Theatre, Director 2016 – Antigone and Creon – stage adaptation Production: Kino Kultura - Theater Navigator, Director 2015 - Old Times by Harold Pinter – stage play Production: Ohrid Theatre, Director 2015 - Scheherezade by Srgjan Janikievikj - stage play Producton: Panta Theatre, Caen, France, Director 2015 - A Woman From Before by Roland Schimmelpfenning - stage play Production: Kumanovo Theatre, Director 2014 - Lets Go Senor by Ana Ristoska – stage play Production: Macedonina National Theatre, Director 2014 - A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare - stage play Production: Vojdan Chernodrinski Theatre, Director 2014 - Vagina Monologues inspired by Eve Ensler’s original play - stage play Production Independent project, Director and stage adaptation 2013 - 5:17 by Ana Ristoska - stage play Production Wonderland Theatre, Skopje, Director 2012 - The Dragon's Bride (“Zmejovata nevesta”) by Dimitar G. Molerov - stage play Production Vojdan Chernodrinski Theatre, Prilep, Director and stage adaptation - awarded 2012 - F1RM4 inspired by Roland Schimmelpfennig's "Push up 1-3" - stage play Production Wonderland Theatre, Skopje, Director and stage adaptation 2011 - Boat for Dolls („Brod za lutke“) by Milena Markovic – stage play Production: Wonderland theatre, Skopje, Director - awarded 2010 - Tracks in that icy spring (“Pruga za lednata prolet”)by Tomislav Osmanli – stage play Production Jewish community in Macedonia, Director 2009 - A Branch In The Wind (“Vejka na vetrot”), by Kole Casule – stage play Production Macedonian National Theatre, Director 2009 - Play by the rules – stage play for OSCE Production Pristop Mk., Director 2008 - Sexual Perversity In Chicago, by David Mamet – stage play Production Drama Theatre, Skopje, Director


AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS 2008 – AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE “Youth Open Theatre” for “Boat for dolls” 2009 – AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR “Vojdan Chernodrinski” for “The Dragon’s Bride” AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE “Vojdan Chernodrinski” for “The Dragon’s Bride” 2015 – Award for best ensemble performance “Vojdan Chernodrinski” for “A midsummers night dream” 2015 - Award for best contemporary concept (for Nela Vitosevic) “Risto Siskov” for “Old Times” 2015 - Residence in Pantha Theater in Caen, France 2018 – Awarded a scholarship for Lincoln Lab in NY City Lincoln Centre 2018 – Award for best Costume Desing and best Set Desing for Macbeth (MNT) 2018 – Directors Lab participant at Lincoln Centre NYC THEATRE FESTIVALS 2016 Sarajevo Winter Festival 2016 – participation with performance, as Theatre director 2016 IFAD Stobi – participation with performance, as Theatre Director 2015 Risto Siskov theatre festival – participation with performance, as Theatre Director 2011/2015/2017/2018 Vojdan Cernodrinski Theatre Festival – with performances, as Theatre Director 2010/2011/2012/2016/ Youth Open Theatre (MOT) – participation with performances, as Director


EMPLOYMENT 2017 – until now Macedonian National Theatre, employed as Theatre Director 2011 – 2015 Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Skopje, Assistant lecturer at the Acting Department 2010 - 201 Faculty for Dramatic Arts, Skopje, Lecturer in Theatre Directing EDUCATION 2014 - M.A. degree in Theatre Directing, Faculty of Dramatic Arts, University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” in Skopje , Thesis: Analysis of time as a category in the play F1RM4 through the prism of Einstein’s dreams by Alan Lightman. 2002-2007 - B.A. in Theatre Directing Faculty of Dramatic Arts, University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” in Skopje Department of Theatre directing


LANGUAGES Macedonian - native, English – fluent, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian – fluent