(ser-ja - vah-sil-ih-vich)
Srđa Vasiljević is a Bosnian-American director living and working in New York City. Born in Sarajevo, Srđa fled Bosnia as a refugee before moving to Des Moines, Iowa, and later on, New York City.
Srđa’s directorial work includes theatrical productions, experiential events, concerts, music videos and more. His bold style draws inspiration from rave and party culture and focuses on queer and third-culture themes. He is the resident director of Theatre for One, Christine Jones' one-on-one theatrical experience. Recent projects include gay-party-play, When I Started Dating Men, the award-winning new folk musical, Dust Can’t Kill Me and the outlandish concert experience, LatinXoxo, at Joe's Pub. Upcoming projects include the generative storytelling experience, We Are Pilgrims and Anderson John Heinz' coming-of-age horror play, The House of Baby Allen. Srđa was recently profiled as a featured artist for POND-Mag and named "Who’s Next" by NEXT Magazine
Srđa's work has been seen on and off Broadway, regionally, and sailing on international waters with Disney Cruise Lines, and he has worked on the directorial teams of productions like The Laramie Project Cycle at BAM, Deaf West's Broadway revival of Spring Awakening and The New York Spectacular starring The Rockettes at the Radio City Music Hall.
In addition to Srđa’s directorial work, he is a member of the ENCORES! Off-Center Artists' Board, Lincoln Center Director's Lab, Directors' Lab Mediterranean, and member of the '18-'19 Civilians R&D Group. He is represented by Katie Gamelli at Abrams Artists Agency.
Outside of the theater, you can find Srđa wandering the globe, dancing at a rave or taste-testing outrageous delicacies. He encourages everyone to watch this video.