OLGA DIMITRIJEVIĆ is (still) a Yugoslavian playwright and a theatre author. She defended MA thesis “The Body of the Female Folk Singer: Constructions of National Identities in Serbia after 2000” at Gender Studies at CEU, Budapest. Ever since, female folk singers and their songs have strongly influenced her work. She constantly explores the topics of social struggles and injustices, female friendship and solidarity, queer histories, limits of political imagination, and possibilities of a better world. Significant plays include: I Often Dream of Revolution, My Dear, Folk Play, Workers Die Singing, Let's Say Goodbye. She authored the performances I often Dream of Revolution, Red Love (based on Alexandra Kollontai’s novel), and Freedom: The Most Expensive Capitalist Word (with Maja Pelević, Bitef, 2016). She has participated in exhibitions “Ajnhajtclub” (Freiraum q21, Vienna), “Performance, Performativity and Document” (Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi sad) and “Risk Change” (Museum of Modern and Contemporary art, Rijeka). She has won Sterijino Pozorje and Borislav Mihailović Mihiz awards for playwriting.
Lives and works between Belgrade and Rijeka.