Nika Rozman is an established Slovenian actress, awarded for film and theatre roles.
Her first significant role was Shakespeare’s Juliet right after she graduated from acting at the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television at the University of Ljubljana. Since than she has created over thirty theatre roles in different Slovenian theatres, among them many leading ones, such as Ostrovsky’s Katerina for which she was awarded the Borštnik Award for Best Young Actress (Slovenian equivalent for the Tony Award). The roles of Wedekind’s Lulu and Cankar’s Jacinta brought her an Acting Award given by the Slovenian Association of Dramatic Artists. Her most notable roles also include Shakespeare’s Ophelia, Vyrypaev’s Sasha and Lotz’s Mrs Pellner, to name just a few.
She has appeared in numerous short and feature films, video and television productions, but became known to the Slovenian public with the role of the blonde model Mia in the horror feature Killbillies, which won several awards and earned her a Vesna Award for Best Supporting Actress (Slovenian equivalent for the Oscar Award). Soon after that she was cast for her first leading role in the feature film Buoyancy where she precisely portrayed dilemmas of the young lawyer Rebecca.
The television audience recently got to know her as Katja, Head of Cabinet in the sit-com Precednik (The President) and she will soon be introduced to the public in the leading role of the young criminalist Tina in the crime series Jezero (The Lake). She also regularly lends her voice to radio and animated characters. She especially enjoys playing cartoon action heroines and mischievous kids.
In 2016 Nika was selected for the E-talenta scholarship by the International Casting Directors jury at the International Screen Acting Workshop at the Film Academy Baden-Wurttemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany.
She used to be a member of Ljubljana City Theatre and later joined the ensemble of the Slovene National Theatre in Maribor. She currently took a break from classical theatre and works as a freelance artist choosing projects of her interest, such as as shooting, experimenting with voice and theatre research. She lives in Ljubljana and travels around for auditions and workshops. She loves spending her free time in her small garden or climbing in the Slovenian mountains.
She is also one of the founders of the newly-established Actors Guild of Slovenia.