Sasho Ognenovski

Sasho Ognenovski

Actor, Director, Playwright and Screenwriter

Bitola, Macedonia

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About Sasho


Sasho Ognenovski is anactor, director and writer,born and raised in Macedonia. At theage of 23, he graduated from theFaculty of Dramatic Arts in Skopje Macedonia, earning his BA in Acting. The same year,he was employedat the National Theatre in Bitola. For more thantwo decades, he performed main roles in the plays of classic and contemporary world authors. His credits include classic authors like Shakespeare (11 roles), Sophocleus, Euripides, Alexander Dumas, N.V. Gogol, Alfred de Musset, Mikhail Bulgakov, Bertolt Brecht, Luigi Pirandello, Edmond Rostand, Lope de Vega, Carlo Goldoni, GerogesFeydau, Mark Twain, Giovanni Bocaccio, F.G.Lorka, Alfred Jarry, Maksim Gorki, Samuel Becket, and contemporary dramatists like SlawomirMrozek, David Ives, Nikolay Kolyada, Eric-Emanuel Schmidt, Sarah Kane, F.S.Fitzgerald, Heiner Muller. He has performed on stages and at festivalsaround the world including: Sofia, Istanbul, Wroclaw, Grenoble, Moscow, St.Petersburg, Chisinau, Tashkent, Belgrade, Zagreb, Ljubljana, Tirana, Sidney, Melbourne, Newcastle etc. He also directed several Macedonian plays and has writtenthree poetry books (Avalanche, The Fruits of Hell, and Desert flower), four plays for children, and two plays for adults. Sasho Ognenovski is active in the scientific field and, in2002,he earned his MA in Communications. During thenext 10 years, he attended conferences in London, Sofia, Toronto, Santiago del Compostela (study visit), Gothernburg, Oslo.His play, Citadel, is the second play he has written.


  • Upside Down

    Upside Down (2007)
    Film by Igor Ivanov Izi (Drama) Actor Jan is the type of romantic malcontent who can't find rest, who continually hurts people and gets hurt himself. This dark, raw and uncompromising Macedonian film presents a gloomy testimony of the degradation of the life of the individual and society as a whole. Written by Karlovy Vary Film Festival

  • Karaula

    Karaula (2006)
    Film by Rajko Grlic (Action, Comedy and Drama) Actor A small border post on the Yugoslav-Albanian border in the spring of 1987. Frustrated and always drunk, lieutenant Pasic feels a strange pain in his groins. He seeks help from the only doctor among the soldiers, Sinisa, who diagnoses a sexually transmitted disease. Not wishing his wife to know about it and trying to find excuses not to go home, he declares a state of emergency, claiming that the Albanian army is preparing an attack against Yugoslavia. A joke transforms into war hysteria: soldiers dig trenches, Pasic grows wilder as the days go by, Sinisa embarks on a dangerous liaison, and his best friend Ljuba decides to leave the army. The situation slowly runs out of control... Written by moviewatcher-serb

  • Goodbye, 20th Century

    Goodbye, 20th Century (1998)
    Film by Aleksandar Popovski (Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror and 1 More) Actor In the year 2019, after global destruction and descent into savagery, the immortal Kuzman tried to discover his destiny in order to learn how to die. As he enters the whirling circles of time, we discover the blasphemy of our century, and how it is to close its circle. Written by Mario

  • Mugra

    Mugra (1989)
    TV Movie by Ljupco Bilbilovski (War) Actor

  • Zvezdite na 42-ta

    Zvezdite na 42-ta (1987)
    TV Movie by Jane Petkovski (Drama and War) Actor

  • Sonce na dlanka

    Sonce na dlanka (1986)
    Television (Family and War) Actor

  • Na nas nacin

    Na nas nacin (1985)
    Television (Comedy) Actor


  • Best young actor on Macedonian Theatre Festival 1988


  • Faculty of Dramatic Art Skopje, Macedonia

  • Institute for sociological, political and juridicial research Skopje

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