Born on the 27th of April 1975.
in Bela Crkva // Vojvodina // Serbia // former Državna zajednica Srbije i Crne Gore // former SR Jugoslavia // former SFR YUGOSLAVIA \\
// theatre director // puppet theatre director // light designer // workshop facilitator // writer \\
/// Lives in Belgrade, Serbia and wherever he works \\\
2003---Master [MA] degree in theater directing, Prague Academy of Performing Arts, Alternative and Puppet theatre department.
2000---Bachelor [BA] degree in theatre directing and dramaturgy, Prague Academy of Performing Arts, Alternative and Puppet theatre department.
1997//99---Studied at Belgrade Faculty of Dramatic Arts (FDU) – department of dramaturgy and film writing.
chosen theatre work:
"Ugly Duckling" by Hans Christian Andersen / Puppet theatre "Gulliver", Russia / script, light design and directing \
"Transformation" original puppet audio-visual performance for youth and adult audience / Krasnoyarsk Puppet Theatre, Russia / concept, script, light design and directing \
"Our Secrets" by Pinter Bela / SLG Celje, Slovenia / directing and light design \
"Fortinbras got drunk" by Janusz Glowacki / SNP Novi Sad, Serbia / directing and light design \
"Don Quixote" by Miguel de Cervantes / NP Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina / Adaptation and dramaturgy, directing, set and light design \
"Invisible" by Maja Pelević / Theatre Virovitica and Puppet Theater Zadar, Croatia /
Directing and light design \ !!!AWARDs!!! +++ KOTOR (International festival of children and youth theatre) in Kotor, Montenegro 2017. --- "Dragan Radulović special prize" awarded by children jury +++ SLUK 2017. (Biannual Meeting of Croatian Proffessional Puppet Theatres) best light design award +++ Festival "POZORIŠTE ZVEZDARIŠTE" in Belgrade, Serbia 2017.-----Special jury award for visual identity of the performance -- set [Natalia Burnos] and light design [Nikola Zavišić] \\
"Hamlet" by William Shakespeare / SNP Novi Sad, Serbia / Directing and light design
"Three Sisters" by Anton Pavlovič Checkov / HNK Osijek, Croatia / Directing and light design
performance was nomineted in 6 categories for annual prize in achievment in proffessional theatre in Croatia: best performance / 5 nominations for actors / 1 prize for Rada Mrkšić
"Ubu Cocu" by Alfred Jarry / National Theatre Kikinda, Serbia / Directing and light design
"Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare / National theatre “Toša Jovanović” Zrenjanin, Serbia / Directing and light design
"Nora" by Henrik Ibsen / SNG Celje, Slovenia / Directing and light design
"Lost love(s)" by many authors / 5 short plays / SLJG Celje, Slovenia / Directing and light design
"Jonathan Livingstone seagull" by Richard Bach / Children theatre Osijek, Croatia / Directing and light design
+++AWARD!!!+++ ASSITEJ Montenegro special award for innovative approach in theatre for children and young audiences at international Kotor children theatre festival 2016. in Kotor, Montenegro
"Michael Kohlhaas" by Heinrich von Kleist / Ptuj municipal Theatre, Slovenia / directing, dramaturgy, set and light design
"High Life" by Lee MacDoughall / SNP Novi Sad, Serbia / directing and light design
+++ Award +++ BEST PERFORMANCE [Kikinda chamber theatre festival 2013.]
"Women Assembly" by Aristophanes // Maja Pelević // Nikola Zavišić / National Theatre Subotica, Serbia / Directing and light design
+++ Award +++ GRAND PRIX for best performance and best director (Nikola Zavišić) at International Theatre Festival of Antique Theatre STOBI, Macedonia.
The performance was in official selection of Belgrade International Theatre Festival (BITEF) 2013.
"The Capricious Girl" by Kosta Trifković / National Theatre Belgrade, Serbia / Directing, set and light design
+++ Award(s) +++ Best director, best set design, best costume design, best actor (Ivan Bosiljčić and Milorad Mandić) at festival “Comedy” in Jagodina, Serbia 2014.
"James’s Cats" by James Joyce // Nikola Zavišić / Children’s theatre Osijek, Croatia / Directing, set and light design
"The Importance of being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde / National Theatre in Belgrade, Serbia / Directing and light design
"Sava Savanović – A Vampyre Symphony" by Danica Nikolić Nikolić /tional Theatre Kikinda, Serbia / directing, set and light design
+++!!!Award(s)!!!+++ BEST PERFORMANCE [Kikinda chamber theatre festival 2012.] +++ special jury prize for directing [Nikola Zavišić] and "Step Forward Award" on International Theatre Festival in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
"Snow white and 7 dwarfs" by Maja Pelević / Theatre “Duško Radović”, Belgrade, Serbia / Directing and light design
+++!Award!+++ Annual prize by Theatre “Duško Radović” for best artistic achievement for year 2012.
"I Love Thee" by Anton Pavlovich Checkov / SLG Celje, Slovenia / Directing, set and light design
+++!!!Award(s)!!!+++ GRAND PRIX [best performance], BEST DIRECTOR [Nikola Zavišić] and AUDIENCE AWARD [festival “Golden Lion”, Umag, Croatia, 2011]
+++ SPECIAL AUDIENCE AWARD on Festival of chamber theatre SKUP [Ptuj, Slovenija 2012.]
"Emil and the detectives" by Erich Kastner // Davor Špišić / Children’s Theatre Osijek, Croatia / Directing, dramaturgy, set and light design
+++!!Award!!+++ BEST DIRECTOR [ASSITEJ Croatia - theatre festival for children and youth, Čakovec, Croatia, 2012]
"The Last man on Earth" by Maja Pelević / Bitef Theatre, Belgrade, Serbia / Directing and light design