Being a prominent leading actor on the Serbian musical stage, no wonder Slobodan Stefanovic can be seen dancing, singing, acting - a shining star in the artistic heaven of his native country.
Slobodan was born on August 21, 1977 in the city of Novi Sad. He attended a reputable grammar school in Sremski Karlovci, after which he enrolled in the Drama & Art Academy, under Professor Vida Ognjenovic.
He was launched as a young acting star-to-be even before the end of his studies, when during his 3rd year, he was offered a leading role in the comedy “Svetislav & Mileva”, at the Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad.
His first movie “Shes in Love with Red Star” was shot in 2000, after which he started acting in the Belgrade National Theater in “Mileva Einstein”.<br /> <br /> Around that time, the Terazije Theatre was auditioning for new members and more than two hundred young actors applied. Slobodan successfully passed the audition and became a member of the new young acting crew, which in the history of this theatre is known by the nickname “Mishas babies”, led by a firm hand of an experienced director Mihajlo Vukobratovic. Slobodans career in this theater started in “Grease”.<br /> <br /> In 2003 he moved from Novi Sad to Belgrade, since the demand for him was getting bigger and bigger in the Terazije Theatre:<br /> <br /> Grease (2001) — Roger, Jubilee (2001) — Young actor, Kiss me Kate (2002) — Gangster, Priest Ćira and priest Spira (2003) — Petar Petrović, A Chorus Line (2005) — Gregory Garner, Heroes (2006) — Mihajlo, Life of Jevrem (2006) — Mile, A Wedding in the Bathroom (2007) — Aristoteles, Cabaret (2007) — Master of the Ceremony, Grease(2009) — Vince Fontaine, With the letter, with the letter (2010) — Leo, The Producers (2011) — Leo Bloom, Zorba the Greek (2011) — Jason, Zona Zamfirova (2012) — Manulać. Mamma Mia - Sam Carmichael (2015)<br /> <br /> In parallel with that, Slobodan was also engaged in other Belgrade theatres: The National Theatre: Mileva Einstein (2001) — Erat Jakob, Visa — Goran, The Uninvited guest (2003) — Fixie; The Yugoslav Drama Theatre: Don Krsto (2007) — Luigi di Cantorini.<br /> <br /> Slobodan has also had appearances in TV dramas and serial programs, such as: Dollars Are Coming — TV series, character of Bojko (RTS), Love and Hate — TV series, character of Dr Goran Gajića (TV Pink), Love, Manner, Panic — TV series, character of Manijak (TV Pink), Podium — Slobodan Stefanovic showcase (RTS), Shes in love with Red Star — TV series, character of Uroš (TV Pink), House of Happiness — TV series (TV Pink), Ku Ku Vasa — TV series (TV Pink), Bela Ladja — TV series, character of Milojica (RTS), Dama bez blama — TV series (Tv Prva, 2013), Military Academy — TV series (RTS, 2013), Zvezdara — TV series (TV Pink, 2013). Sindjelici Tv series (2015)
In 2013, Slobodan played Alex, one of the leading roles in a movie Nymph, he also played a role of Miki in a movie Military Academy 2. New movie called Wrath of the Dead will be shot in 2014.
Always striving for perfection and being driven to constantly improve himself, in 2009 Slobodan attended the oldest musical school in the USA, “Jacob’s Pillow”, at the invitation of the director Chat Walker. Chat and Slobodan continued their successful collaboration during the production of “Cabaret”.
Slobodan`s versatility extends even further — he has lent his voice to numerous cartoon characters — Disney’s Cinderella (Prince), The Lion King (Simba), Ben Ten (Ben Ten), Peter Pan (Peter Pan), Arthur Christmas in 3D (Arthur), The Smurfs in 3D (Clumsy), Big&Small (Small), Three Bears, The Hubs, Little Princess, Skyland (Mahad), W.I.T.C.H, Beyblade (Jinga),Cars (Chick Hicks), Waybuloo, Yin Yang Yo (Yang), Dinosaur King (Max), etc.
He has been awarded many prizes at festivals and by his home theatre. Among all of them, stand out the Award for the Best Young Actor at the „Joakim fest“ for the performance „The Heroes“, awards for performances in „Cabaret“, „Grease“; and in particular the Annual Award of the Terazije Theater in 2011, for his roles in the „Producers“ and „Zorba the Greek“. Slobodan is winner of one of the most prestigious acting awards „Zoran Radmilović” in 2013 for his role of „Manulać” in „Zona Zamfirova”.
Name: Sloba Stefanovic
Lives in: Belgrade, Serbia
Company: Terazije Theatre
Occupation: Actor and Voice Actor