Snezana Pesic

Lecturer

Biography

Snezana Pesic is a per­for­mance designer and design educator.

Snezana is mem­ber of Asso­ci­ated Design­ers of Canada (ADC).Pesic is recip­i­ent of Betty Mitchell Award for out­stand­ing light­ing design and pro­duc­tion, Prix Rideau Award nom­i­nee for out­stand­ing set and cos­tume design and was short­listed for the Pauline McGib­bon Award for emerg­ing the­atre artist (Ontario). She is a grad­u­ate of the MFA pro­gram in The­atre Design at the Uni­ver­sity of Alberta and the BFA /​MFA pro­grams in Cos­tume Design at the Uni­ver­sity of Bel­grade, Ser­bia. With her work, she par­tic­i­pated in numer­ous inter­na­tional exhi­bi­tions, includ­ing “Prague Qua­dren­nial” 2007 and 2015 (Cana­dian Pro­fes­sional Exhibit), and “World Stage Design” in 2009 and 2013. Snezana is cur­rent Cura­tor of Cana­dian Pro­fes­sional Exhibit at the Prague Qua­dren­nial 2019.Her work has been seen across Canada within com­pa­nies such as Banff Cen­tre, Cana­dian Opera Com­pany, The Con­fed­er­a­tion Cen­tre of the Arts, Royal Man­i­toba The­atre Cen­tre, The­atre New Brunswick, Against the Grain The­atre, Ghost River The­atre, Obsid­ian The­atre, Work­shop West Play­wright The­atre, Odyssey The­atre, IFT The­atre and The­atre Asy­lum. As the designer and design edu­ca­tor, Snezana col­lab­o­rated with the Uni­ver­sity of Alberta, Dal­housie Uni­ver­sity, Keyano Col­lage, George Brown The­atre School, Banff Cen­tre and Glenn Gould School. Cur­rently, she is pro­fes­sor of design at the Uni­ver­sity of Toronto.