Nikolina Santovac (1981) grew up in the beautiful province Dragačevo (Serbia), spent childhood in the mountains, Piva (Montenegro) and the southern slopes of Ovčar (south west Serbia).
From mother inherited the creative gift, father narrative virtues and from grandmother traditional spirituality.
She attended social-linguistic high school in Čačak. Graduated Serbian literature and language at the University of Philology in Belgrade. Also, attended master classes of paper theater (Brane Solce, Teatro papelito, Slovenia), shadow theater (Dagmara Żabska, Teatr Figur, Poland) and waldorf theatre (Olivera Todorović, Serbia). She completed training public speaking workshops (Ivan Tomić, actor), as well as a course of organic agriculture (Dr Peter Swan).
In the past she worked as a translator, proofreader, designer, artist, performer, children's and puppet animator.
Formerly a member of the street theater, children and puppet animator groups (“Cirkus sfera” and “Čigra igra”).
Nikolina is president and one of the founders of the Association Eco spiral. She`s engaged in the implementation of environmental workshops for children and youths, old puppetry, storytelling and in constantly learning and upgrading process.
She`s founder and performer of Mosaic Theater (2012.) traveling ecological theater, which deals with the preservation of the original folk narrative (fairy tales, legends), old puppetry and ecological approach to the arts and crafts.
Currently occupied by work on an animated movie Snow White (russian fairy tale), in cooperation with a group of authors (Vorky team, Ruma).
She describes herself in one word: Creativity.
Nikolina is married, mother of two child...