Tjasa Ferme - playwright
Tjaša is the Founder and Artistic Director of Transforma Theatre Inc., actor, playwright and producer.
She is the creator of The Female Role Model Project blending interactive theatre with neuroscience produced on Off-Broadway at the premier Art and Tech Center 3-Legged Dog, in New York in November 2018. They were also featured at the Ammerman Biennial of Arts and Technology 2018.
She is the creator of a short film Ophelia’s Flip (Cannes Film Festival, 2012), a farce hit Cocktales-Confessions of a Nymphomaniac (The Cell, Abingdon Theatre, Art Basel Miami), an interactive solo show, Wild Child in the City, and a new play My Marlene. Wild Child In The City premiered in NYC (TheaterLab), filled houses on European Tours and received an Audience Choice Award at 46th TSD-Week of Slovenian Drama.
Wild Child won a grant from Trust for Mutual Understanding for a tour at ITI-UNESCO MonoAkt festival in Kosovo, winning a Special Jury Prize, and “Northern Meetings” in Siberia. In Dec 2016 Ferme created a devised theatre piece about migrations West to West through the lens of the current refugee crisis in coproducion of Skogen, Sweden and Maska, Slovenia.
Tjaša Ferme is a Slovenian National Film Award and Stane Sever classical stage award recipient.
Interview on Huffington Post Arts & Culture huff.to/1DgoZ1Q New York Times review: nyti.ms/1J9yBEh more on her website tjasaferme.com.
Currently her BCI video game on gender identity is being developed at City Tech, CUNY as a Tech Spring Production.