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Jelena Graovac was born on July 12th 1984 in Senta, small town in Vojvodina, Serbia. Because of her mixed parentage, which includes almost all countries of former Yugoslavia, she moved to Rijeka, Croatia with only 3 months old, where she grew up. In high school she started to educate herself in the field of contemporary dance, theatre and physical theatre. She studied in Ljubljana, Zagreb, Rijeka, and Belgrade – first she got a degree Art History and Croatian Language and Literature at the Faculty of Philosophy (Zagreb), then in acting studies at the Acting, Media, Culture Department (University of Rijeka), whose founder is actor Rade Šerbedžija. She continued her education in acting at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, where she did her master degree. She’s actively on stage and screen from 2011.
In 2018 she was awarded Best Actress on Sterijino Pozorje, the most prestigious theater festival in Serbia, for her role in the play Jami Distrikt, directed by Kokan Mladenović. For the same role, she was awarded Best actress on the theatre festival in Sarajevo.
On screen she lately collaborated with Bojan Vuletić, Gorčin Stojanović, Timur Makarević and Dragan Bjelogrlić.
In 2020 with Leon Lučev she founded a travelling acting lab Glumac Ima Vremena (Actor Has a Time).
She lives between Belgrade and Rijeka, but actually she lives where she works. She’s happy to be in love, a mother, a vegan, and a founder of a band Ova Stvarnost.
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Jelena Graovac- Interview
Kinoist – International Actors Agency Moscow
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