Blaž Setnikar, an actor, voice artist, host, singer and instrumentalist was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia, then Yugoslavia. He graduated from acting studies at Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in Ljubljana and has since appeared in more than forty theatre, film and television roles of both domestic and international production. Scroll down for the recent projects or download .pdf CV at the bottom of this page.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

FILM / TV (random order)

CONSEQUENCES, Feature Film, ZORAN, Dir. by Darko Štante
WINNETOU - A NEW WORLD, TV Film, Featured, Dir. by Philipp Stölzl
CASE: OSTERBERG, Feature Film, POLAK, Supporting, Dir. by Matej Nahtigal
THE CHIMNEY HOUSE, Short, Co-Lead, Dir. by Flavio Coddou
GIRLS DON'T CRY, Feature Film, KLEMEN, Principal, Dir. by Matevž Luzar
VANDIMA, Feature Film, ERNEST THE CHAPLAIN, Supporting, Dir. by Jasna Hribernik
DUCK HUNTING, Short, ROBI, Co-lead, Dir. by Rok Biček
CHANGING EMMA, Feature Film, MARK, Principal, Dir. by Alen Pavšar
SARAJEVO SONGS OF WOE, Feature Film, Featured, Dir. by Fred Kelemen
1991-THE UNSHOT BULLET, TV Film, KLADU, Supporting, Dir. by Jure Pervanje
THE RIVER OF LOVE, TV Series, JAN DROLE, POP TV, Dir. by Nejc Levstik & Jaka Šuligoj
THE CORPSE, TV Series, MAKS, Co-lead, VOYO / POP TV, Dir. by Luka Štigl
HOUSEHOLD SCENES, TV Series, MATIC SLAK, Co-lead, POP TV, Dir. by Nikolaj Vodošek
A DROP IN A BUCKET, Documentary, JOZEF SMEJ, Haritude Ventures, Dir. by David Sipoš
THE NEW TWENTIES, TV Series, EMIL, Episode, RTV Slovenija, Dir. by Vojko Anzeljc
THE CORRIDOR, TV Film, Featured, Dir. by Marko Naberšnik

STAGE (random order)

Carlos Mapano's CARNAL TRISTAN, dir. Sebastian Palka, Tristan Bates Theatre London
Homer's ILIAD PATROCLUS, dir. Jernej Lorenci, Cankar Hall / Slovene National Theatre Ljubljana / The Ljubljana City Theatre
Tadeusz Słobodzianek's OUR CLASS RYSIEK, dir. Nina Rajić Kranjac, PGK Kranj / Mini teater Ljubljana / MGP Ptuj
Goran Stefanovski's FIGURAE VENERIS HISTORIAE THE STUDENT, dir. Aleksandar Popovski, Slovene National Theatre Ljubljana
Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN GEORGE GIBBS, dir. Matjaž Zupančič, Celje People's Theatre
Jean-Paul Sartre's THE FLIES ORESTES, dir. Janez Pipan, Celje People's Theatre
John Millington Synge's THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD CHRISTY MAHON, dir. Janez Pipan, Celje People's Theatre
Ingmar Villqist's HELVER’S NIGHT HELVER, dir. Alen Jelen, PGK Kranj / ŠKUC Theatre
Neil Simon's RUMORS GLENN COOPER, dir. Jaka Andrej Vojevec, Celje People's Theatre
Richard Bean's TOAST PETER, dir. Jernej Kobal, Celje People's Theatre
Arthur Miller's DEATH OF A SALESMAN STANLEY, dir. Janez Pipan, Celje People's Theatre
Lee Hall's THE PITMEN PAINTERS YOUNG LAD, dir. Samo M. Strelec, Celje People's Theatre
Branislav Nušić's BEREAVED FAMILY DR. PETROVIĆ, dir. Igor Vuk Torbica, PGK Kranj / Celje People's Theatre
Ivan Cankar's THE BEAUTIFUL VIDA / THE FAIR VIDA POLJANEC, dir. Miha Nemec, SSG Trieste / SNG Nova Gorica / PGK Kranj
D.C. Jackson's MY ROMANTIC HISTORY CALVIN, JESSIE, dir. Andrej Jus, Celje People's Theatre
Wolfram Lotz's A FEW MESSAGES TO SPACE HEINRICH VON KLEIST, dir. Sebastijan Horvat, Slovene National Theatre Ljubljana
Bertolt Brecht's MR PUNTILA AND HIS MAN MATTI THE LAWYER, dir. Nebojša Bradić, Celje People's Theatre
Samuel Beckett's ENDGAME CLOV, dir. Eva Nina Lampič, AGRFT Ljubljana / Glej Theatre
Vladimir Mayakovsky's THE BEDBUG (Play-based ensemble project) dir. Jernej Lorenci, PGK Kranj / MGP Ptuj
Matjaž Zupančič's SONGS OF THE LIVING DEAD THE PATIENT, dir. Matjaž Zupančič, PGK Kranj / Celje People's Theatre
Emil Filipčič's & Marko Derganc's BUTNSKALA HATCHET, dir. Vito Taufer, Mladinsko Theatre Ljubljana / PGK Kranj
Vili Ravnjak's A JOURNEY TO ROME (CARAVAGGIO) RANUCCIO TOMASSONI, dir. Sebastijan Horvat, SNG Maribor
Sophocles' ANTIGONE SENTRY, dir. Anđelka Nikolić, Celje People's Theatre
Ivan Cankar's THE BONDSMEN, COMMENTED EDITION HVASTJA (alternate), dir. Matjaž Berger, PGK Kranj / APT Novo Mesto
Aeschylus' THE ORESTEIA dir. Jernej Lorenci, Slovene National Theatre Ljubljana
A.T. Ramos, R. Ciesielski, A. Svetel and G. Torkar's WE ARE COMING dir. Jaša Koceli, Glej Theatre Ljubljana
Sophocles' ANTIGONE THE CHORAGOS, dir. Renata Vidič, AGRFT Ljubljana / Slovene National Theatre Ljubljana
Milan Jesih's EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES (children’s) EMPEROR, dir. Boris Kobal, Celje People's Theatre
Astrid Lindgren's PIPPI LONGSTOCKING (children’s) TOMMY (alternate), dir. Anđelka Nikolić, Celje People's Theatre
Erich Kästner's ANNALUISE AND ANTON (children’s) ANTON, dir. Jaka Andrej Vojevec, Celje People's Theatre
Fran Levstik's and Boris A. Novak's WHO MADE VIDEK'S SHIRT (children’s) VIDEK, dir. Katja Pegan, PGK Kranj
Kajetan Kovič's THE GOLDEN SHIP (children’s) dir. Vladimir Jurc, Mini teater Ljubljana

AWARDS

Student's Sever award Best actor in TARTUFFE and PROJECT HAMLET Sever awards
Zlatolaska award Best actor in DUCK HUNTING Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television Ljubljana awards
Zlatolaska award Best actor in TARTUFFE and PROJECT HAMLET Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television Ljubljana awards
Zlatolaska award Best actor in THE BALD SOPRANO Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television Ljubljana awards

FACTS

Languages English, German, Serbo/Croatian/Bosnian, Slovene
Instruments Piano, guitar, bass, ukulele
Height 180cm / 5'11"
Weight 79kg / 174lbs
Eye / hair colour Brown / brown


TRAINING AND REFERENCES

Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television Ljubljana, 2006-2010, Master’s Degree / M.A. in Stage Acting
Talents Sarajevo, Sarajevo Film Festival, August 2014
Nancy Bishop Masterclass, Casting for actors workshop, London, UK
Nancy Bishop Masterclass, Zagreb, Croatia, 2014
AmE English CEFR: C1
Reduced Circumstances Showcase, Leicester Square Theatre, May 2015

DOWNLOAD PDF RESUME

CV Blaz Setnikar English.pdf
CV Blaz Setnikar Deutsch.pdf
CV Blaz Setnikar Serbo-Croat-Bosnian.pdf

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