Selma Alispahić

Selma Alispahic

Selma Alispahić (Bosnia and Herzegovina) is one of the most prominent theatre and film actresses in South East Europe. She is a principal actress of the Sarajevo War Theatre since 1998. and her roles include Anna Karennina, Sylvia Plath, Carmela, Caroline Neuber, Queen Catherine and many others. She also lived and worked in London and performed at the Royal National Theatre, Complicite theatre, Young Vic Theatre, BBC Radio, Channel 4 and collaborated with Simon McBurney, James Fox, Paul Yule, Tim Supple, Juliet Stevenson,etc. For her work she received many national and international awards, among them Actress of Europe Award for 2018. , Women of the Year in the Arts of BiH Award and Freedom Award from The International Center for Peace Sarajevo. She teaches Acting and Working with actors and holds a Ph.D. in literary history science.