Tjasa Ferme was born and raised in Slovenia to a rock'n'roll musician father Leon and mother Dusica. She starte acted as a child, played alto saxophone until she was fifteen. She studied at the prestigious National Acting Academy (AGRFT) receiving a Vesna in 2006 (Slovenian National Film Award), the Sever's price for her acting achievements in classical roles in 2005/6 and a Special Mention from the jury for Best Actress of the Film Festival FF600 in 2007. In 2007 she moved to the USA to train with the Double Edge Theatre.

She’s played many lead and principal roles in feature films. Revolution of Everyday Life-Tribeca's permanent collection, Who's the Midnight Girl (shot in Rio De Janeiro) Two Pints Lighter, Errand Boys and Dutch Kills.

She also toured with worldly sough Via Negativa in their Incasso. In 2008 she became an actress in residence with the cell theatre in New York. She had a major role in the groundbreaking Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass (directed by Jeremy Bloom, produced by The Cell Theatre). Tjasa wrote and performed a one woman show Adventures of a Slovenian in New York (The Cell Theater) and a full production of Cocktales at the Abingdon Theatre in co-production with the cell theatre and The Internationalists. She also guest starred in a Slovenian sitcom "Lepo je biti sosed". Her short film Ophelia's Flip (director and lead actress) premiered in Cannes Film Festival this year. Her training includes MFA in drama acting from the National Academy of Slovenia (Stanislavsky), The Double Edge's physical and vocal training (Grotowsky), Siti Company's Suzuki and Viewpoints master training, devising theatre with the TEAM and much more. Tjasa loves to travel and pick up new languages and accents. She can speak five languages.

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