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Barbara Cerar

A member of the SNT Drama Ljubljana ensemble since 2003.



Barbara Cerar studied stage acting in the class of Professors Kristijan Muck and Dušan Mlakar. After her senior year she appeared in guest roles at the Celje City Theatre, and in 1996 joined the Slovene Permanent Theatre in Trieste where she excelled in a number of roles from contemporary and classical drama. Since 2003, she has been a member of the SNT Drama Ljubljana resident ensemble and created a series of brilliant, carefully constructed characters from all genres and periods of drama, among which drama and comedy roles must be specifically mentioned. Notably, she has successfully appeared in many film and television projects. A leading lady of the ensemble, Cerar is well-known for a diversity of her in-depth approaches, and her power to immerse herself fully in her roles, and above all for her wit which she subtly adds to many of her roles. She has won several important awards, including the Prešeren Fund Award, two Borštnik Awards and a Sterija Award.



Borštnik Award 49th Maribor Theatre Festival: She Haderlap Angel of Oblivion


Fran Milčinski – Ježek Award RTV Slovenia: Helenca Möderndorfer Choir Rehearsal, Ditka Lončarič Partljič The Candidate and the Chauffeur (TV Slovenia)

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