Jury of the 6th Juventafest

Jury of the 6th Juventafest

Minka Muftic


actress and professor

Born in 1961 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She graduated from the acting department in 1987 at the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo, in the class of Professor Boro Stjepanović, with the successful creations of charachters: Jessie- ‘night, Mother and Vera – Vernissage.  She worked as a member of Drama at the Serbian National Theatre in Subotica, Serbia, the National Theatre Bosanska Krajina in Banja Luka and Chamber Theatre ’55 in Sarajevo.

Since 1994/95 academic year, she started to teach at the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo, subject Speech.

Since 1999, she has been a member of the  Drama ensemble in the National Theatre Sarajevo.

Since 2012, she is the president of the Association Art group SATYA in which she performed in plays and held workshops for high school students in the field of acting and speech.

Since 2016, she has been working with the Association for Addiction Prevention Narko-NE on the Intercity Theatre project, in which se directed the play To je raj, lutko moja  with the high school students from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina

For the The Radio-Television of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, she did a cycle of radio dramas about spiritual teachers.

She also worked in the field of film, radio and television.

Slađana Zrnić


actress and drama pedagogue

Born in 1974 in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 2003 she graduated from the Academy of Arts Banja Luka, acting department, in the class of Professor Nenad Bojić.

After completing her studies in Banja Luka, she entered specialized Interdisciplinary studies of the University of Arts in Belgrade in the class of professor Vera Milanković and professor Marina Marković, Department of American musical.

During her studies she worked with the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Bijeljina Republic of Srpska. She was the founder of  the Republic of Srpska Human Rights School with professor Duško Kondor and creator of the workshop Education in Theatre, which included the basics of acting and the education for children in Bosnia and Herzegovina, for a healthier communication, especially for children who were affected by the war.

She worked in the School of Civil Courage led by Svetlana Broz, Igman 2006.

She is the founder of the Amateur Theatre Troupe Millennium, Srbac, Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2006, where she worked as the leader of the acting workshops and art director. She directed more than ten plays for which she received five awards for directing and two awards for inventiveness and an outstanding contribution to work with young people as well as awards movement and speech on stage through work with young people and children.

In cooperation with the City Theatre Jazavac Banja Luka, she founded the acting Studio Jazavac in 2012. She is currently working with the seventh generation.

She has been working as an actress since 2004 at the National Theatre of the Republic of Srpska in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She also works at the Childrens Theatre of the Republic of Srpska, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the City Theatre Jazavac, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Hercegovina and Atelier 212, Belgrade, Serbia. She also worked  with the National Theatre in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Grad Theatre City Budva, Montenegro.

She was also awarded as an actress in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Macedonia.

Igor Pavlović


actor and drama pedagogue

Born in 1976 in Novi Sad, Serbia. He graduated from the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, acting department in Serbian language, in the class of Professor Mihail Janketić (1998-2002). Since 2002 he has worked at the National Theatre in Subotica, and since 2006 he has been a permanent member of the Serbian National Theatre drama. He is the founder of the ARTERIA acting troupe.

He translates drama texts from English language, directs plays in professional theatres and troupes. He is a permanent associate of the City Theatre Bečej where he has worked with young actors in the Youth Drama Studio since 2009. In the studio he directed the plays; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay, Leonce and Lena!, King Ubu,  Twelfth Night, The Bald Soprano and many others who have won over 60 awards at festivals in the country and region.

He works with the Academy of Arts in Osijek on plays from their repertoire and holds acting workshops with professor Robert Rapon. He explores various acting methods (Technique  of Michael Chekhov and Sanford Meisner).