Marija Djordjevic started her career in Belgrade, Serbia ,where she designed for television, film, and theatre. She was trained in costume design at the University of Fine Arts in Belgrade and has furthered her education in the US by achieving an MFA in 2004.
In 1999, she had began her travels that eventually led to New York City where she has designed for institutions such as The Juilliard School, Complexions, and Cedar Lake Dance. Regionally, she has designed for The Berkshire Theatre Festival, Port Opera in Maine, Ballet West in Utah, City Dance in Washington D.C. and North Carolina Dance Company, in North Carolina, among others.
In 2004 she received a reputable Zelma Weisfeld Award for excellence in Costume Design. In 2005, she was nominated for the New York Innovative Theatre Award. Her work has been exhibited in the Prague Quadrennial as well as, by special invitation, at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in the exhibit entitledCurtain Call: Celebrating a Century of Women Designing for Live Performance
. Djordjevic has been a part of many juries and is very proud to have helped curating the Quebec portion of the Canadian envoy to this exhibition.
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Costume at the Turn of the Century (1990 - 2015) - Moscow, Russia - AABSCTM - June-August 2015
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